Pleurothallis ordinata (Luer & Dodson) comb novo Pfahl 2013 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Longicaulae [Barb. Rodr.] Luer 1986 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Lined Up Pleurothallis [refers to the plant habit]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Sucumbios Ecuador near the Colombian border at elevations around 200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly elliptical, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, 2 to 2.8" [5 to 7.5 cm] long including the 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm] long peduncle, sussessively 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence arising laterally from the ramicaul with a glabrous floral bract.

Similar to P spiculifera but differs in the twice as long leaves, ramicauls and rhizome and slightly longer and more flowered inflorescence carrying slightly smaller flowers with obtuse, proportionally wider sepals

Synonyms Anathallis ordinata (Luer & Dodson) Luer 2009; *Specklinia ordinata Luer & Dodson 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer & Dodson 2006 as Specklinia ordinata drawing fide

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