Pleurothallis sextonii Luer 2002

SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Acroniae SERIES Amphygiae Luer 1998 Photo by the Niessen's and their Orquideas del Valle Website

Full Shade

Common Name Sexton's Pleurothallis [American Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Colombia without collection data as a small sized epiphyte with stout, erectramicauls enveloped by a short, close, tubular sheath below the middle and 1 to 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-ovate, acute, acuminate, cuneate and sessile base leaf that blooms on a loose, distichous, 6" [15 cm] long, simultaneously many flowered, racemose inflorescence arising through a reclining spathe and has athin, tubular floral bract.

Synonyms Acronia sextonii (Luer) Luer 2005

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol 24 Luer 2002 Drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol 27 Luer 2005 as Acronia sextonii