Pleurothallis lueriana Karremans & Rodr.-Mart. 2017 SUBGENUS Ancipitia SECTION Ancipitia Luer 1986

Photo by David Haelterman and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage

Full shade Cool LATE Spring LATE Fall

Common Name Luer's Pleurothallis [American Botanist and Pleurothallidinae expert died 2019]

Flower Size

Found in Valle de Cauca department of Colombia on the eastern side of the Cordillera Occidental in cloud forests at elevations of 1400 to 1600 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, thin, 4 angled ramicauls enveloped by tubular, close to the base, papyraceous bracts and carrying a single, apical, suberect, coriaceous, green sometimes suffused with broadly-elliptic, acute, apiculate, and with a small mucron, sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring and again in the late fall on a subfascile of 5 to 10, single flowered peduncles.

"." Rodr.-Mart & Karremans 2017


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *LANKESTERIANA 17(2): 257 Rodr.-Mart. & Karremans 2017 photo/drawing fide; Orquideas de Farallones de Cali Galindo-Tarazona, Haelterman, Zuluaga Trochez and Sebastian Moreno 2020 photo fide