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

LATE EARLY

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

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