Pleurothallis juxta [Luer in ed. SUBGENUS Crocodeilanthe [Rchb.f & Warsc.]Luer 1986

TYPE Drawing by Alexander Damian and Annales Botanici Fennici, 56(4-6) : 301-304 A Damian-Paizaca 2019


Common Name The Another Pleurothallis niessseniae Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Zsmora-Chinchipe province of Ecuador at elevations around 2200 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls with 2 to 3, tubular sheaths below the middle and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on an erect, arising through a spathe from an annulus peduncle 2" [5 cm] long, rachis 7.6" [19 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

"The yellow flowers are superficially similar to P salpingnantha but the spathe is smaller, the shorter floral bracts do not engulf the base of the flower, the sepals are glabrous within and the sepals are not deeply connate." Luer 2011

Synonyms *Crocodeilanthe juxta Luer, Thoerle & F.Werner 2011 2016

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Harvard Pap. Bot. 16(2): 320. Thoerle and Werner 2011. as Crocodeilanthe juxta drawing fide;

Orchid Rev. 122: 77 J M H Shaw 2014 as Stelis juxta;