Pleurothallis henrique-aragonii Pabst 1975 SUBGENUS Effusae Luer 2000


Drawing by Pabst


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

Common Name Henrique Aragon's Pleurothallis

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero Brazil in primary forests at elevations of 900 to 1200 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with an erect slender ramicaul enveloped by 2 to 3 orange brown sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceousobovate, papery, conduplicate, slightly infolded basally leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, arising through a spathe, slightly curved, 8 to 10" [20 to 25 cm] long, successively to 4 at once, to 7 flowered inflorescene carrying pendent flowers.

Synonyms Effusiella henrique-aragonii (Pabst) Baptista 2011; Pabstiella henrique-aragonii (Pabst) Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2010; Specklinia henrique-aragonii (Pabst) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Bradea 1: 488 Pabst 1975;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good;

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 henrique-aragonii;

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

Richardiana 10[2]: 64 Chiron & Xim.Bols. 2010 as Pabstiella henrique-aragonii

Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 9: 337 Baptista 2011 as Effusiella henrique-aragonii;