Pleurothallis scabripes Lindl. 1839 SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986

Drawing by Cogniaux

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Drawing of P beyrichii

Drawings by Pabst

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Drawing by Helmut Seehawer

THROUGH

Common Name The Rough Pleurothallis [possibly refers to the pilose, warty, purple spotted sheaths]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo states of Brazil in wet primary forests at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm to cool growing, repent epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by 3, purple spotted, warty, pilose sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, linear, slightly recurved, olive green, purple beneath in strong light leaf that blooms in the spring through fall on a short, successively single to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Acianthera scabripes (Lindl.) Karremans 2016; Humboltia beyrichii (Rchb.f.) Kuntze 1891; Humboltia scabripes (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Myoxanthus beyrichii (Rchb.f.) Luer 1982; Myoxanthus scabripes (Lindl.) Luer 1982; Pleurothallis beyrichii Rchb.f. 1850; Specklinia scabripes (Lindl.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Edwards's Bot. Reg. 25(Misc.): 94 Lindley 1839;

Linnaea 22: 829 Rchb.f 1850 as Pleurothallis beyrichii;

Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 667 Kuntze 1891 as Humboltia beyrichii;

Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 668 Kuntze 1891 as Humboltia scabripes;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:443 Cogniaux 1896 drawing fide;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:Tab 115 Cogniaux 1896 drawing fide;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:453 Cogniaux 1896 as P beyrichii;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as P beyrichii drawing hmm;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm;

Selbyana 7: 35 Luer 1982 as Myoxanthus beyrichii;

Selbyana 7: 49 Luer 1982 as Myoxanthus scabripes;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IX Systematics of Myoxanthus Luer 1992 as M beyrichii;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IX Systematics of Myoxanthus Luer 1992 as M scabripes;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004 as Specklinia scabripes;

The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide;

Harvard Pap. Bot. 21: 186 Karremans 2016 as Acianthera scabripes;

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