Pleurothallopsis lehmannii (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Lehmann's Pleurothallopsis [German Counsel and Orchid Enthusiast to Colombia 1800's]

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Valle de Cauca Colombia in humid forests of the western coast near Buenaventura at lower elevations as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, imbricating, ribbed, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly linear, semi-terete, acute leaf that blooms in the fall on a fascile, from near the apex of the ramicaul, .2" [5 mm] of successively single, flowered inflorescence carrying red brown, cleistogamus flowers..

Synonyms *Restrepiopsis lehmannii Luer 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol VIII Luer 1991 as Restrepiopsis lehmannii Drawing fide