Pleurothallis pandurifera Lindl. 1842

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Common Name The Lute Carrying Pleurothallis [refers to the Pandurate lip]

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil in the oOrgan Mountains as a mini-miniature sized, caespitose epiphyte with ramicauls carrying oblong, tridentatae apically, narrowing below into the narrow base leaf that blooms on an erect to patent, 3 times longer than the leaf, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence.

Lindley compares this species with a "smaller, starved" Pleurothallis grobyi.

Synonyms Humboltia pandurifera (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Pabstiella pandurifera (Lindl.) F.Barros & C.F.Hall 2012; Specklinia pandurifera (Lindl.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Edwards's Bot. Reg. 28(Misc.): 70 Lindley 1842;

Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 668 Kuntze1891 as Humboltia pandurifera;

Orquidário 26: 30 F Barros & C F Hall 2012 as Pabstiella pandurifera;

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 pandurifera;