Pleurothallis papillosa Lindl. 1835 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859

Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name or Meaning The Small Wart Pleurothallis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil as an epiphyte.

Part of the P miqueliana alliance Pabst which includes, P gouveiae, P macucoensis, P miqueliana, P nemorosa, P papillosa and P ramosa

Synonyms Acianthera papillosa (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Humboldtia papillosa (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Pabst & Dungs Band 1 1975 drawing ok; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 drawing not = P granitica?; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing not = P granitica?; AOS Bulletin Vol 62 No 7 1993 photo; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Acianthera papillosa; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera papillosa photo fide