Pleurothallis phrynoglossa Luer & Hirtz 1998 SUBGENUS Kraenzlinella (Kuntze) Luer 1986

Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Orchid Website

Flower Photo?


Different Flower Angle?

Photos courtesy of Christian Gegenbauer

Common Name The Toads Tongue Pleurothallis

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Azuay Ecuador without collection data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, erect, apical, thickly coriaceous, elliptical, subacute t obtuse, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms on a subcongested, to 1.2" [3 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence with oblique floral bracts.

The Drawing above is absolutely correct, the photos may be correct, I need better photos of the lip to be sure.

Synonyms Kraenzlinella phrynoglossa (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVI Luer 1998 drawing fide to the drawing/photos maybe; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Kraenzlinella phyrnoglossa;