Pleurothallis paranaensis Schltr. 1918 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscosae Lindl. 1842

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TYPE Drawing by Schlechter


Drawing by Carl Luer

Common NameThe Parana Pleurothallis [A state of Southern Brazil]

Flower Size .1" [2.5mm]

Found in southeastern Brazil at elevations of 1000 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature size, cool growing, caespitose epiphyte or lithophyte with an erect to repent ramicaul enveloped by 2 to 3 close, tubular sheaths and carrying a single apical, erect, ovate, rounded, purple spotted, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a racemose, successively single to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Anathallis longiglossa Chiron & N.Sanson 2010; Anathallis paranaensis (Schltr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2002; Panmorphia paranaensis (Schltr.) Luer 2006; Pleurothallis longiglossa [Chiron & N.Sanson] in ed; Specklinia paranaensis (Schltr.) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 7: 274 Schlechter 1918;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Lindleyana Vol 17 No 4:100 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2002 as Anathallis paranaensis;

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 paranensis;

Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Toscano Brito & Cribb 2005 drawing good;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsideration of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Panmorphia paranaensis;

Harvard Papers in Botany , Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 39–68 2015,© NEW SPECIES AND NOMENCLATURAL NOTES IN THEPLEUROTHALLIDINAE (ORCHIDACEAE) FROM BRAZIL Luer & Toscano 2015 as Anathallis paranaensis drawings fide;

Rodriguésia 70: e02722017 Anathallis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) no estado do Paraná, Brasil Santos, Toscano and Smidt 2019 as synonym of Anathallis microphyta;

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