Pleurothallis brachiloba Hoehne 1929 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986

Side View of Flower

Photos by Marcelo Rodrigues and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Drawing by Carl Luer

Full shade

Common Name or Meaning The Short Lipped Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil as an epiphyte

Synonyms Acianthera brachiloba (Hoehne) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia brachiloba (Hoehne) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Arch. Inst. Biol. Defesa Agric. 2: 44 Hoehne 1929;

Orchidaceae Brasiliensis Band I Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;

Icones Pleurothallidonarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Lindleyana 16 4:242 Pridgeon and Chase 2001 as Acianthera brachiloba

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 brachyloba;

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