Pleurothallis neobradei Luer 1986 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Phloeophila Luer 1986 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full Shade HotWarm

Common Name The New Bradei Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an elongate, cylindrical rhizome enveloped by hairy sheaths and giving rise to a secondary stem every .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] carrying a single, apical, parellel to the substrate, green, elliptical, entire, acute, shortly conduplicate into the canaliculate, pseudo-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Phloeophila bradei (Schltr.) Garay 1974; Physosiphon bradei Schltr. 1922; Sansonia bradei (Schltr.) Chiron 2012; Specklinia neobradei (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Phloephila bradei; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Phloeophila bradei drawing ok; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia neobradei; AOS Bulletin Vol 82 #1 2013 as Sansonia bradei photo fide