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


Common Name Mulder's Pleurothallopsis [Dutch Female Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in northern Venezuela without locality information as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 4, imbricating, ribbed, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a fascile of a few, .2" [5 mm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence arising from below the apex of the ramicaul.

Synonyms *Restrepiopsis mulderae Luer 1991

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