Pleurothallis deltoglossa Cogn. 1906 publ. 1907 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Hymenodanthae SUBSECTION Apodae-Caespitosae [Lindl.]Luer 1986

TYPE Specimen sheet by Alfred Cogniaux

Common Name The Triangular Tongue Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, caespitose epiphyte with erect to suberect, short, terete ramicauls carrying a single, fleshy, oblong, obscurely tridenticulate, shortly attenuate below into the long, petiolate base leaf that blooms on a single, capillary, somewhat longer than the leaf, laxly 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.

Similar to P tricolor?

Synonyms Pabstiella deltoglossa (Cogn.) Toscano & Luer 2016; Specklinia deltoglossa (Cogn.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 43: 315 Cogniaux 1906 publ. 1907;

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 deltoglossa;

Lankesteriana 16: 182 Toscano & Luer 2016 as Pabstiella deltoglosssa