Pleurothallis producta Luer 1976 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Longicaulae [Barb. Rodr.] Luer 1986

Plant and Flowers> Photos by S Manning and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Inflorescence Photo by Ecuagenera and their Ecuador Orchid Website

Full shade Cool Cold Fall Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Extended Pleurothallis [refers to the long inflorescence with well spaced flowers]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador in wet montane forests at elevations around 2000 to 2800 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptical, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an erect, 10" [25 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescnece arising from the base of the ramicaul.

Synonyms Specklinia producta (Luer) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Specklina producta; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Specklinia producta drawing good

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