Pleurothallis intraptila [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] comb. novo. Pfahl 2013 SUBGENUS Effusae Luer 2000

photo by Chiron & Xim.Bols and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Internally Pubescent Pleurothallis

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in Parana' state of Brazil at elevations below 800 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with erect, very short, cylindrical ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, lanceolate, rounded apically, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, arising through a spathe at the apex of the ramicaul, filiform, strongly fractiflex, .8 to 2" [2 to 2.5 cm] long, successively 2, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Pabstiella intraptila Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Richardiana XI(3):136-141 Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2011 drawing as Pabstiella intrapila drawing/photo fide;

* Internet Orchid Sp. Photo Encycl. Nomencl. Notes 2(3): 2 Pfahl 2013