Pleurothallis verecunda Schltr. 1922 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Brachystachyae Lindley 1859

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Full Shade Hot

Common Name The Warty Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador at elevations of 70 to 550 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped basally by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, narrowly ovate, acute, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on an erect, 2" [5 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Acianthera verecunda (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drawing good; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 268 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 1131 Hamer 1984 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol 3 Luer 1986; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 Drawing fide; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 5 Morales 2009 photo fide;