Pleurothallis melachila Barb.Rodr.1881 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindl. 1859

Front view of flower

Leaf and FlowerPhotos By Dalton Holland Baptista and Amerigo Docha Neto

Drawing of Plant

Flower PartsDrawings By Barbosa Rodriguez, Courtesy of Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria

Common Name or Meaning The Black Lipped Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Acianthera melachila (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera melachila