Pleurothallis murexoidea Pabst 1956 SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986

Plant and Flower

Photos by Luciano Zandona and Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Drawing by Pabst

Common Name The Murex-Like Pleurothallis

Flower Size .12" {3 mm]

Found in Santa Catarina state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte

Synonyms Acianthera murexoidea (Pabst) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia murexoidea (Pabst) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Arch. Jard. Bot. Rio de Janeiro 14: 17 Pabst 1956;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of _Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:245 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Acianthera murexoides;

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 murexiodea;

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