Pleurothallis londonoi Luer 1996 SUBGENUS Ancipitia SECTION Ancipitia Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning Londono's Pleurothallis [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 3150 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls with a thin tubular sheath above the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, rigid, thickly coriaceous, suberect to spreading, narrowly ovate, acute, rounded to subcordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the winter on a fascile of successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising through and concealed by a reclining spathe at the base of the leaf and has a tubular floral bract.

Synonyms Ancipitia londonoi (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XIV Luer 1999 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Ancipita londonoi

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