Pleurothallis llamachoi Luer 1998 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986>

Photo by Julio Larramendi

Drawing

Drawing by Hagen Stenzel and Systematics and evolution of the genus Pleurothallis R. Br. (Orchidaceae) in the Greater Antilles

Common Name Llamacho's Pleurothallis [Cuban Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .1" [2mm]

Found in Holguin Cuba humid and shady places in montane rainforests, gallery forests and charrascales from 400 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with very short ramicauls enveloped by 2 scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, acute to shortly apiculate, green, glabrous, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a terminal, pendent to repent, glabrous, filiform,.8" [2 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe with an annulus.

Synonyms Muscarella llamachoi (Luer) Luer 2006; Specklinia llamachoi (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Systematics and evolution of the genus Pleurothallis R. Br. (Orchidaceae) in the Greater Antilles Hagen Stenzel 2004 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia llamachoi; Orchids of Cuba Llamacho and Larrimendi 2005 as Specklinia llamachoi photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Specklinia llamachoi drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014 drawing fide; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Muscarella llamachoi photo fide

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