Pleurothallis maduroi Luer 1997 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859 Photo by Ecuagenera and and their Ecuagenera Orchid Website

Another Angle Photo by The Herbario de Golfito and their Herbario Website

Common Name Maduro's Pleurothallis [Panamanian Orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Panama without location as a small to medium sized epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath in the middle and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, ovate, acute, deeply cordate and sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring on a single flowered inflorescence arising through a reclining spathe with the peduncle concealed within.

The very large single flower at the base of the large, ovate leaf with a long curved ovary and has a broadly ovate, concave, 16 to 18 veined dorsal sepal, an ovate synsepal that is concave basally beneath the lip, the petals are broad and have 5 veins and the transversly tri-lobed lip with the apex broadly rounded with the lateral laobed, rounded and erect.

Synonyms Acronia maduroi (Luer) Luer 2005; Zosterophyllanthos maduroi (Luer) Szlach. & Kulak 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 drawing fide as Acronia maduroi;

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