Pleurothallis pristeoglossa Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Effusae Lindl. 1842

Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Common Name The Terrible Tongued Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in eastern and southeastern Brazil with an erect ramicaul carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong, abute to acute, minutely spotted, cuneate below into the base leaf that blooms on a fractiflex, racemose inflorescence

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

Synonyms Humboldtia pristeoglossa (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Kuntze 1891; Pabstiella pristeoglossa (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Luer 2007; Specklinia pristeoglossa (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Otia Botanica Hamburgensia Rchb.f 1881; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol III Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia pristeoglossa; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX Luer 2007 as Pabstiella pristeoglossa