Pleurothallis rhombilabia [Chiron & N.Sanson] comb novo Pfahl 2013 SUBGENUS Mirabilia Luer 1986 photo by Chiron & Sanson and The Epidendra Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Rhomboid Labellum Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo Brazil in dense Atlantic forests near rivers at elevations around 700 meters as a medium sized, warm growing, repent epiphyte with lateral, very short, cylindrical ramicauls enveloped by a papery sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, rounded apically, sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, filiform erect, strongly fractiflex, .7 to 1.2" [1.75 to 3 cm] long, successively 1, 2 flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the apex of the ramicaul

Synonyms *Pabstiella rhombilabia Chiron & N.Sanson 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Richardiana XI(3):134-136. Chiron & N.Sanson 2011 as Pabstiella rhombilabia drawing fide

* Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Nomenclature Notes #9 Pfahl 12/2013;