Pleurothallis silverstonei Luer 1992 SUBGENUS Scopula Luer 1986 Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Another Flower in situ Parque nacianal Tatama Choco Colombia 2300 meters 8/17 Photo by Jay Pfahl

Inflorescence and Plant Photo by Lourens Grobler

Common Name Silverstone's Pleurothallis [Original Collector of species]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Colombia in dense primary cloud forests at elevations of 2400 to 2500 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, stout, laterally compressed towards the apex ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 and another below the middle sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, obtuse, shortly acuminate basally leaf that blooms winter, spring and summer on a dense fascile of numerous, single flowered inflorescence arising from the middle of the leaf

Synonyms Colombiana silverstonei (Luer) Luer 2006

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IX Systematics of Myoxanthus 1992 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 photo fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006 as Colombiana silverstonei