Pleurothallis neobradei Luer 1986 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Phloeophila Luer 1986

Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista and © Orchidstudium

Drawing of Sansonia bradei

Drawing by Guy Chiron and Richardiana 12: 82 Chiron 2012

Drawing of Phloephila bradei

Drawing by Pabst

Full Shade HotWarm

Common Name The New Bradei Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with an elongate, cylindrical rhizome enveloped by hairy sheaths and giving rise to a secondary stem every .8 to 1.2" [2 to 3 cm] carrying a single, apical, parellel to the substrate, green, elliptical, entire, acute, shortly conduplicate into the canaliculate, pseudo-petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a basal, short, single flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Madisonia bradei (Schltr.) Toscano & E.C.Smidt 2021; Phloeophila bradei (Schltr.) Garay 1974; Physosiphon bradei Schltr. 1922; Sansonia bradei (Schltr.) Chiron 2012; Specklinia neobradei (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Anexos Mem. Inst. Butantan, Secē. Bot. 1(4): 39 Brade 1922 as Physosiphon bradei;

Orquideologia 9: 117 Garay 1974 as Phloephila bradei;

Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 7 385 - 448 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Phloephila bradei;

Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Phloeophila bradei drawing ok;

* Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

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 neobradei;

Richardiana 12: 82 Chiron 2012 as Sansonia bradei drawing fide; ;

AOS Bulletin Vol 82 #1 2013 as Sansonia bradei photo fide;

Phytotaxa 505: 77 Toscano & E C Schmidt 2021 as Madisonia bradei