Pleurothallis sergioi Luer & R.Escobar 2003 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Macrophyllae-Fasciclatae Lindl. 1859

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Full Shade Summer

Common Name or Meaning Sergio's Pleurothallis [Colombian Orchid Enthusaist and Catholic priest late 1900's]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Colombia without collection data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramcauls enveloped by a close, tubular sheath below the middle and another at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, rigid, thickly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical oblong, acute, subconduplicate, cuneate and shortly subcordate into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the summer on a fascile of 4 to 8, simultaenously single flowered inflorescence each .04" [1 mm] long, arising through a small fugacious spathe at the base of the leaf and carrying dark yellow flowers with red-maroon nerves.

Synonyms Acronia sergioi (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia Vol 22 #3 2003 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 as Acronia sergioi drawing fide