Pleurothallis nellyae P.Ortiz 1997 SUBGENUS Kraenzlinella (Kuntze) Luer 1986 Photo by Arturo Carillo.

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz

Common Name Nelly's Pleurothallis [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Valle de Cauca department of Colombia without elevational data as a small sized epiphyte with ramicauls enveloped by 2 tubular shaths and carrying a single, apical, oblong-elliptic, fleshy leaf that blooms in the summer on a racemose, longer than the leaf, to 8" [20 cm] long or more, apically sub-flexuous, successively several flowered inflorescence with oblique, acute, conduplicate floral bracts.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol. 20 No 3 Padre Pedro Ortiz 1997 drawing/photo fide;