Pleurothallis johannensis Barb. Rodr. 1881 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859


Leaves and Flowers Photos by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Plant in situ Minas Gerais Brazil

Plant Habitat - Alto Do Ouro Branco, Minas Gerais, Brazil elevation 1150 meters

Photo by Jay Pfahl

Plant in situ Alto de Ouro Branco, Minas Gerais State, Brazil elevation 1150 meters

Common Name or Meaning Johann's Pleurothallis [Veitch's Pleurothallis [English Nurseryman 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in the Mantiqueira Rain Forest Mountains of Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations around 1000 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to warm growing lithophytic orchid that grows in cracks on open rock.

Very similar to P teres but differs in the shorter inflorescence, shorter sepals and flower color.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Acianthera johannensis (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 3 Luer 1986; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Acianthera johannensis