Pleurothallis maguirei Luer 1999 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Acuminatae Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Orchid Website

Common Name Maguire's Pleurothallis [Original Collector of Species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Bolivar Venezuela and Guyana without elevational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath near the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, suberect to spreading, coriaceous, elliptical-oblong, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a loose, subdistichous, 4 to 10" [10 to 25 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered inflorescence arising through a narrow spathe with an annulus below the apex of the ramicaul.

Synonyms Anathallis maguirei (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia maguirei (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia maguirei;