Pleurothallis jimii Luer 2004 SUBGENUS Ancipitia SECTION Ancipitia Luer 1986


Side View of Flower

Photos by Alfonso Doucette Copyright 2009, and His Flicker website

Full Shade LATESpringTHROUGH Summer

Common Name Jim's Pleurothallis [Mr Hamilton, American Nurseryman Current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Colombia without collection data with slender, erect, sharply ancipitous above the middle ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath above the base and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coricaeous, rigid, elliptical-ovate, acute, carinate externally, cuneate into the conduplicate and decurrent onto the ramicaul, sessile base leaf that blooms in the late spring through summer on a fascile of slender, erect, .4" [1 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a reclining spathe above the base of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Ancipitia jimii