Pleurothallopsis striata (Luer & R. Escobar) Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001 Photo by Jay Pfahl ensitu in Colombia

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Plant and Flowers Photo by Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website


Common Name The Lined Pleurothallopsis

Flower Size 2/5" [1 cm]

Found in Norte de Santander, Colombia and Ecuador as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte in cool scrub cloud forests at elevations of 2400 to 2750 meters with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped basally by 4 to 5 imbricating, ribbed, tubular sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, narrowly linear-elliptical, acute leaf that gradually narrows into the base and blooms on a succession of single flowers arising in a fascile near the apex of the ramicaul.

Synonyms *Restrepiopsis striata Luer & R. Escobar 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 4 Dunsterville & Garay 1966 as R tubulosa drawing good; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as R tubulosa drawing good; *Orquideologia Vol 16 No 1 1983 drawing; Systematics of the Pleurothallidinae Vol 1 Luer 1986; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Systematics of Lepanthospsis, Octomeria subgenus Pleurothallopsis, Restrepiella, Salpistele and Teagueia Vol 8 1991 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 4 COS 1992 photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 3 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing good; Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4 2001 as Pleurothallopsis striata;