Pleurothallis lobiglossa [Chiron & N.Sanson] comb. novo. Pfahl 2013 SUBGENUS Effusae Luer 2000

TYPE Drawing

Photo/TYPE drawing by Chiron & Sanson and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Lobed Tongue Pleurothallis [refers to the lateral lobes of the lip]

Flower Size .52" [1.3 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil at elevations around 750 to 900 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with erect, very short, cylindrical ramicauls enveloped by a glabrous sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, shortly notched apically, attenuate below into the pseudo-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, arising through a spathe at the apex of the ramicaul, filiform, erect, strongly fractiflex, 1 to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] long, successively 1 to 2, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Pabstiella lobiglossa Chiron & N.Sanson 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Richardiana 10(1): 36-39. Chiron & N.Sanson 2009 as Pabstiella lobiglossa

Richardiana 10(1): 36-39. Chiron & N.Sanson 2009 as Pabstiella lobiglossa drawing fide;

Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature notes # 8 Pfahl 2013

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