Pleurothallis llamachoi Luer 1998 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986 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

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