Pleurothallis mazei Urb.1917 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Maze's Pleurothallis [French Botanist in Guadeloupe 1800's]

Flower Size minute

Found in Guadeloupe in montane forests at elevations around 650 to 1150 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, very short ramicauls enveloped by 1 to 2, scarious sheaths and carrying a single, apical, small, fleshy, narrowly obovate-oblanceolate, acute to obtuse, basally tapering into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a capillary, straight, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, distichously laxly to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying successively opening flowers

Synonyms Anathallis mazei (Urb.) Luer 2009; Panmorphia mazei (Urb.) Luer 2006; Pleurothallis elegantula Cogn. 1909; Specklinia mazei (Urb.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Descriptive des Antilles Francaises H. Stehle 1939; Flora of the Lesser Antilles Garay & Sweet 1974 drawing ok; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia mazei; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Panmorphia mazei drawing fide;