Pleurothallis parahybunensis (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 1981 SUBGENUS Acianthera [Scheidw.] Luer 1986

Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

TYPE Drawing of Lepanthes parahybunensis

TYPE Drawing by Barbosa Rodrigues


Common Name or Meaning The Paraibuna Pleurothallis [a river and town in Minas Gerais]

Flower Size

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil as a shortly repent, epiphyte with robust, erect ramicaul carrying a single, apical, erect, fleshy, subplanar, narrowly oblong, acute and minutely tridenticulate apically, subrounded below into the base leaf that blooms in the early summer on an erect-arching, dark purple, 2.4 to 2.8" [6 to 7 cm] long, successively few, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Acianthera parahybunensis (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2004; * Lepanthes parahybunensis Barb.Rodr.1881; Physosiphon parahybunensis (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896; Stelis amoena Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2002; Stelis parahybunensis (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Gen. Spec. Orchid. 2: 57 Barb Rodr. 1881 as Lepanthes parahybunemesis

Flora Brasilensis 3(4): 340 (C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.) Cogniaux 1896 as Physosiphon parahybunensis

Flora Brasilensis 3(4): tab 118 (C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.) Cogniaux 1896 as Physosiphon parahybunensis drawing fide;

Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as Physosiphon prahybunensis drawing ok;

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

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 Acianthera parahybunensis;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXX Lepanthes of Jamaica Systematics of Stelis of Ecuador 4 Luer 2009 as Acianthera parahybunensis ;