Pleurothallis juddii [Archilla] in ed. SUBGENUS Empusella Luer 1986

Photo by Adam Karremans

Common Name Judd's Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 600 meters as a small sized, warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with elliptic-obovate, basally channeled leaves that blooms in the spring on a elongateingto 16" [40 cm] long, successively single, many flowered inflorescence.

P juddii is part of the P endotrachys complex and closely related species, including P endotrachys, P deuterodunstervillei, P spectabilis, P pfavii, Pleurothallis deuteroremotiflora, P fulgens, P guanacastensis and P montezumae.

Synonyms Empusella juddii Archila 2012; Specklinia juddii (Archila) Pupulin & Karremans 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Guatemala Y Sus Orquideas Behar & Tinschert 1998 as P endotrachys photo fide;

* Revista Guatemalensis 15(1): 99 Archilla 2012/2013 as Empusella juddii drawing/photo fide;

Diversity of Pleurothallidinae in Guatemala: An Endangered Orchid Subtribe with High Economic and Horticultural Potentials Edgar Mo Mo, Cetzal, Basu and Vega 2017 as Specklinia juddii photo fide;

Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018 as Specklinia juddii;

Pleurothallids Neotropical Jewels Vol 1 Karremans & Viera 2020 as Specklnia remotiflora photo fide