Pleurothallis strupifolia Lindl. 1839 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859 Photo by Pieter C. Brouwer and his Nature Photo Website

Inflorescence Photos courtesy of Danny Lentz , plant grown by Atlanta Botanical Garden

Another Plant

Another view Photo courtesy of Jay Pfahl

Plant and Flowers Photo by Byron Rinke


Common Name The Strap-Shaped Leaf Pleurothallis

Found in Peru and Brazil as a deciduous leafed, hot to cool growing epiphyte that blooms in the fall and winter

Synonyms Acianthera strupifolia (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001; Humboldtia strupifolia Kuntze 1891; Pleurothallis bicolor Lindl. 1842; Pleurothallis glaucophylla Hoehne 1927; Pleurothallis hookeri Regel 1880

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Systematics of Pleurothallis Vol 3 Luer 1986; Orchids of Brazil McQueen 1993 photo good; AOS Bulletin Vol 67 No 11 1998 photo fide; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Acianthera struptifolia; AOS Bulletin Vol 72 No 1 2003 photo fide; Orchid Species of Peru Zelenko Bermudez 2009 photo fide as Acianthera struptifolia