Pleurothallis oscarii Archila & Chiron 2011

SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae Lindl 1859

Drawing by Chiron & Archila and The Epidendra Website


Common Name or Meaning Oscar's Pleurothallis [Guatemalan Oscar Archila Orchid Enthusiast and codiscoverer of species current]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Guatemala as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaule carrying a single, apical, spreading, coriaceous, lanceolate, tridentate apically, cordate below into the base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a .2" [5 mm] long,successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 6(4): 201. Archila & Chiron 2011.