~Pleurothallis pyrsodes Rchb. f. 1876 - See Pleurothallis corniculata [Sw.] Lindl. 1842 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986 Photo by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

part Shade Warm Fall

Common Name The Torch-Like Pleurothallis [refers to the color of the flower]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Costa Rica in wet montane forets and cloud forests at elevations of 1400 to 1600 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol 3 Luer 1986; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Specklina pyrsodes; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 5 Morales 2009 photo fide;