Pleurothallis rubrolimbata Hoehne 1946 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842

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Drawing by © Helmut Seehawer

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Common Name The Red Callus Pleurothallis

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero state of southeastern Brazil at elevations around 1000 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with very short ramicauls enveloped by 3 overlapping, green to brown, membraneous sheaths and carrying a single, fleshy, obovate,obtuse apices, olive green with purple spots, faintly keeled, furrowed and finely attenuateed to the base leaf that blooms in the fall on an ascending, .28" [7 mm] long, successively 1 to 2, 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Anathallis rubrolimbata (Hoehne) Luer & Toscano 2009; Panmorphia rubrolimbata (Hoehne) Luer 2006; Specklinia rubrolimbata (Hoehne) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo, n.s., f.m., 2: 22 Hoehne 1946;

Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Pleurothallis subgenus Acianthera and Three Allied subgenera, A Second Century of new Species of Stelis of Ecuador, Epibator, Ophidion and Zootrophion Luer 2004 as Specklinia rubrolimbata;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsideration of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Panmorphia rubrolimbata;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXX Lepanthes of Jamaica Systematics of Stelis of Ecuador 4 Luer 2009 as Anathallis rubrolimbata