Phloeophila similis (Schltr.) Garay 1974 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Common Name The Similar Phloeophila

Flower Size

Found from southern Brazil to Misiones Argentina as a miniature sized, cool growing, repent epiphytic orchid.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms *Cryptophoranthus similis Schltr. 1919; Pleurothallis similis (Schltr.) Luer 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Cryptophoranthus similis drawing ok;

Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Cryptophoranthus similis;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986 as Pleurothallis similis