Pleurothallis serrulata (Barb.Rodr.) Luer, 1981

SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986 Drawing by Cogniaux

Drawing Drawing by Pabst

Full shade

Common Name The Saw-Like Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, repent epiphyte with a long-creeping rhizome giving rise to short ramicauls carrying single, apical, slightly conduplicate, somewhat fleshy, linear-oblong, acute,attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on a short, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Physosiphon serrulatus Barb.Rodr. 1881; Stelis serrulata (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Gen. Spec. Orchid. 2: 78 Barb Rodr. 1881 as Physosiphon serrulatus;

* Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:339 Martius, Cogniaux 1893;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:tab 77 Martius, Cogniaux 1893 drawing fide;

Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Stelis serrulata

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------