Pleurothallis granulosa (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 SUBGENUS Effusae Luer 2000


Photo/Drawing by G Chiron and Notes sur un groupe brésilien de Pabstiella (Pleurothallidinae, Orchidaceae) Chiron & Ximenes Bolsanello Richardiana X[2] Mars 2010

Deep shade Warm Cool Spring THROUGH Summer

Common Name The Granular Spotted Pleurothallis [refers to the little knobs on the sepals and lip]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil in primary cloud forests at elevations of 1100 to 1300 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing, shortly repent epiphyte with erect rtamicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, orange brown sheaths and carrying a single apical, erect, light green, broadly lanceoalte, leathery, conduplicate, slightly infolded, attenuate belw int o the bhase leaf that blooms in the spring through late summer on a slightly curved, arising through a spathe, 10 to 14" [25 to 35 cm] long, successively to 4 at once, 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Lepanthes granulosa Barb.Rodr. 1881; Pabstiella granulosa (Barb.Rodr.) Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2010; Specklinia granulosa (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2004; Stelis granulosa (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Gen. Sp. Orchid. 2: 45. Barbosa Rodrigues 1881 as Lepanthes granulosa;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:550 Martius 1896;

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:tab 109 Martius 1896; drawing fide;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing hmm;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XX Systematics of Jostia, Andinia, Barbosella, Barbrodia & Pleurothallis subgen Antilla, Effusia and Restrepioidia Luer 2000;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:263 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Stelis granulosa;

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 granulosa;

The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide;

Richardiana 10: 59 Notes sur un groupe brésilien de Pabstiella (Pleurothallidinae, Orchidaceae) Chiron & Bolsanello 2010 as Pabstiella granulosa drawing fide;

Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 9: 337 Baptista 2011 as Effusiella granulosa;