Pleurothallopsis inaequalis (Luer & R. Escobar) Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001

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Plant and Flowers Photos by © Milan Vágner


Common Name The Unequal Pleurothallopsis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte in Ecuador at elevations around 1500 meters with erect, slender ramicauls completely enveloped by imbricating acuminate, loose sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a successively single flowered, arranged in a fascile, inflorescence that arises through the apical sheath from below the apex of the ramicaul

Synonyms *Restrepiopsis inaequalis Luer & R. Escobar 1991

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Lepanthospsis, Octomeria subgenus Pleurothallopsis, Restrepiella, Salpistele and Teagueia Vol 8 1991 drawing fide; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Pleurotallopsis inaequalis; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 4 Dodson 2003 drawing fide; OrchidDigest Vol 88 #4 2019 photo fide;