Pleurothallis mantiquyrana Barb.Rodr. 1881 SECTION Pleurothallis SUBGENUS Pleurobotryum [Barb. Rod.] Luer 1986 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Plant and Flowers Photo by Linda & Mikael Karlbom

Flower Closeup Photo by Luis Felipe Varella and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Inflorescence

Plant Photos by Ricardo Luis Penz and his Orchid Website

Common Name The Mantiquyra Pleurothallis [A mountain range in Brazil]

Flower Size

Found in Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina at elevations of 1700 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, terete, fleshy, linear leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, 2" [5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Acianthera rhabdosepala (Schltr.) Chiron & Van den Berg 2012; Acianthera subulifolia (Kraenzl.) Chiron & Van den Berg 2012; Pleurobotryum mantiquyranum (Barb.Rodr.) Hoehne 1936; Pleurobotryum rhabdosepalum (Schltr.) Hoehne 1936; Pleurobotryum subulifolia (Kraenzl.) Pabst 1975; Pleurobotryum subulifolium (Kraenzl.) Pabst 1975; Pleurothallis rhabdosepala Schltr. 1918; Pleurothallis subulifolia Kraenzl. 1908

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1976 drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1976 as Pleurobotrium rhabdosepalum drawing good; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1976 as Pleurobotrium subulifolium; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986 as P rhabdosepalum; Orchids of Bolivia Vasquez & Ibisch 2000 as P rhabdosepalum drawing fide

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