Pleurothallis jaramilloi Luer 2001 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciclatae Lindl. 1859

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deep Shade ColdWinterspring

Common NameJaramillo's Pleurothallis [Roberto Jaramillo Mejia Colombian Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia in Boyaca near the border with Santander at elevations around 2600 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a suberect to horizontal, slender ramicauls with 2 to 3 sheaths at the base and carrying a single, apical, horizontal, coriaceous, cordate-ovate, acute, slightly acuminate, cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the late winter through spring on a fascile of successively single inflorescence arising at the base of the leaf through an erect, .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] long, foliaceous sheath.

Synonyms Acronia jaramilloi (Luer) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos jaramilloi (Luer) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Volumen XXII No 1 2001 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia jaramilloi drawing fide;

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