Pleurothallis aveniformis Hoehne 1950 SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986

Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista


Drawing by Pabst

Common Name The Oat-Like Pleurothallis [refers to the flower size]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Brazil at elevations around 400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing, repent epiphyte that blooms in the winter.

Synonyms Acianthera aveniformis (Hoehne) C.N.Gonç. & Waechter 2004; Pabstiella aveniformis (Hoehne) Luer 2007; Specklinia aveniformis (Hoehne) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo, n.s., f.m., 2: 106 Hoehne 1950

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;

Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo 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 aveniformis;

Hoehnea 31: 114 C.N.Gonç. & Waechter 2004 as Acianthera aveniformis;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXIX A Third Century of Stelis of Ecuador Systematics of Apoda Prorepentia Luer 2007 as Pabstiella aveniformis;

Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 as Acianthera aveniformis photo ok;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Acianthera aveniformis photo fide