Pleurothallis setibensis [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] in ed.

TYPE Drawing

Photo/TYPE drawing by G Chiron and Richardiana 16: 201 Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2016

Common Name The Setiba Pleurothallis [refers to a town in Espirito Santo state of Brazil near where the orchid was discovered]

Flower Size .2 x .4" [5mm x 10 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil in humid restringa forests at elevations around sea level near the ocean as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte with cylindrical ramicauls carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, acute to slightly bidentate, sessile to shortly attenuate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 3, erect, as long to longer than the leaf, arising from the apex of the ramicaul, peduncle filiform, 1.6 to 1.8" [4 to 4.5 cm] long, provided with 2 tubular, sterile bracts, successively single to 10 flowered inflorescence with a short, acute floral bract.

Similar to Pleurothallis lacerticeps [Luer & Toscano] in ed

Synonyms *Pabstiella setibensis Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2016

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Richardiana 16: 204 Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2016 drawing fide;