Pleurothallis lobata Luer 1996 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Acroniae SERIES Amphygiae Luer 1998 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website


Common Name or Meaning The Lobed Pleurothallis [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .25" [6.1 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia in wet forests at elevations around 2000 to 2300 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with very slender, erect ramicauls with a thin tubular sheath below the middle and another at the base and carrying a single, apical, narrowly linear-ovate, acute, narrowly subcordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a fascile of successively single, long-pedunculate, slender, .4 to .6" [1 to 1.5 cm] few flowered inflorescence arising through and concealed mostly by a slender spathe and has infundibular floral bract.

Synonyms Acronia lobata (Luer) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVII Luer 1998 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia lobata