Pleurothallis languida Luer & R.Escobar 1998 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciclatae Lindl. 1859

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Inflorescence photos by © The French Orchid Society, Northern Section Photo Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © Carl Luer

Common Name The Drooping Pleurothallis [refers to the flowers]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Valle de Cauca Colombia without elevational data as a miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls with a long, tubular sheath near the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute, slightly acuminate, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, distantly, distichous, 3.2 to 6" [8 to 15 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe with tubular floral bracts

Synonyms Acronia languida (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología Vol 21 #1 Luer & Escobar 1998 drawing/photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVII Luer 1998 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia languida