Pleurothallis manningiana Mark Wilson, Salas Guerr. & B.T.Larsen 2017 SECTION Ancipita

Photo by Wiel Driessen


Comparison photo of Lips

Comparison photo of Columns

Photos by Mark Wilson

Part Shade Cool Winter Spring

Common Name Manning's Pleurothallis [English Pleurothallid Enthusiast and curator of the National Pleurothallid Collection at the Chester Zoo UK current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in central Ecuador and northern Peru on the eastern slope of the Andes at elevations around 1300 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender, provided with a single, papery, basal sheath, sharply ancipitous ramicaul carrying a single, apical, erect to suberect, ovate, acute, cuneate, sessile, entire, coriaceous leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a fascile of solitary, successive flowers arising through a reclining, spathaceous bract at the base of the leaf

Part of the P crocodiliceps group which consists of P arietina, P microchila, P nelsonii, P andreae, P weilii and P kelsoae


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *LANKESTERIANA 17(2): 165—191. Wilson, Dupree, Driessen, Bruno T. Larsen, Armin Löckher, Niessen, José Portilla, Guerrero, Andres, Suarez, Tobar-Suárez 2017 photo/drawing fide;