Pleurothallis tokachii Luer 1997 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Tokachi's Pleurothallis [American Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru at upper elevations as a miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, sharply three winged, slightly broader at the leaf junction ramicauls with 2 to 3 tubular sheaths at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, rigidly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, the wings of the ramicaul continuous with the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on a congested, to .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm] long including the .12" [3 mm] long peduncle, successively 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence arising through a fugaceous spathe at the base of the leaf.

Synonyms Acianthera tokachii (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Acianthera tokachii