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

Photo by Wiel Driessen

LCDP TYPE Photo

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

Synonyms

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;

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