Pleurothallis longipedicellata Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Acroniae SERIES Acroniae Luer 1988

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Common Name The Long-Pedicelled Pleurothallis

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador? at elevations of 600 to 2400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cold, growing epiphyte with slender, suberect to erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute, slightly acuminate, cordate and sessile at the base leaf that blooms in the spring on a suberect to arching, lax, disitchous, simultaneously several flowered, [7 to 11 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising through a reclining spathe

Synonyms Acronia longipedicellata (Ames & C.Schweinf.) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 drawing not = P sanluisii; Orchids of Venezuela A Field Guide Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing not = P sanluisii; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVII Luer 1998 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia longipedicellata; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 5 Morales 2009 photo fide;