Pleurothallis spannageliana Hoehne 1920 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Acuminatae Lindley 1859 TYPE Drawing by Hoehne and The Herbario Virtual Austral Americano Website

Common Name Spannageli's Pleurothallis [Brazilian Monk and Orchid Enthusiast early 1900's]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with terete, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 ampexicaul sheaths and carrying a single, apical erect, oblong-lanceolate, flat, obtusely apically minutely tricuspidate, attenuate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a densely fasciculate, shortly pedunculate, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anathallis spannageliana (Hoehne) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia spannageliana (Hoehne) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ; Icones Pleurothallidianrum XXVI Luer 2004 as Specklinia spannageliana