Pleurothallis poculifera Luer & R.Escobar 1981 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Longiracemosae [Luer] Luer 1998 Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Spout-Bearing Pleurothallis [refers to the lip shape]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Cauca Colombia without elevational data as a small to medium sized epiphyte with erect, slender, terete ramicauls with a close tubular sheath below the middle and another at the base and carrying a single, apical, suberect to spreading, coriaceous, ovate, acute, rounded below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, loose, spicate, laterally compressed, to 1.4 to 2.4" [3.5 to 6 cm] long including the slender peduncle, 2 to 7 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe and carrying non-resupinate flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 14(2): 166. Luer & Escobar 1981 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1998 drawing fide;

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