Pleurothallis papillosa Lindl. 1835 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Common Name or Meaning The Small Wart Pleurothallis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil

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

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

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