Pleurothallis teschiana [Chiron & Xim.Bols.] comb. novo. Pfahl 2013 SUBGENUS Mirabilia Luer 1986

  • Side View of Flower photos by Chiron & Xim.Bols and The Epidendra Website

    Common Name Tesch's Pleurothallis [Brazilian discoverer of species current]

    Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

    Found in Espiritu Santo Brazil at elevations below 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with an erect, cylindrical ramicaul enveloped by papery, tubular sheath and carrying a single, apical, erect, obovate, round and retuse apically, cuneate below into the pseudo-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, filiform, 8.8" [22 cm] long, fractiflex, simultaneously 4 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

    Synonyms *Pabstiella teschiana Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2011

    References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Richardiana 12(1): 5-6. Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2011 as Pabstiella teschiana drawing fide

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