Pleurothallis maculiglossa [Chiron & N.Sanson] comb novo Pfahl 2013

Side View of Flower Photos by Chiron & N.Sanson and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Spotted Tongue Pleurothallis [refers to the lip]

Flower Size .04" [5 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo Brazil at elevations around 1150 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cylindrical ramicauls with a tubular sheath near the middle and another at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, flat, lanceolate, subacute, shortly conduplicate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on 1 to 3, .2" [5 mm] long peduncle, successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf and has a tubular floral bract.

Synonyms *Acianthera maculiglossa Chiron & N.Sanson 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; Richardiana 9: 121 Chiron & N.Sanson 2009 as Acianthera maculiglossa drawing fide