Pleurothallis phyllostachys Schltr. 1921 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Sicariae SUBSECTION Sicariae Luer 1986

Photo by Luis Ocupa

Full Shade

Common Name or Meaning The Leaf Like Raceme Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru and

Differs from the similar P chamensis and P casapensis by the inflorescence free from the leaf and the sepals apices.

Synonyms Acianthera phyllostachys (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Pleurothallis coffeicola Schltr. 1929;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten IV Peru Schlechter 1921 as P phylostachys; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 3 Luer 1986 as P phyllostachys; Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera phylostachys photo fide