Pleurothallis pellifeloidis (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. 1896 SUBGENUS Effusae Luer 2000

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Common Name or Meaning The Skin-Like Pleurothallis [refers to the sepals being spotted like a Jaguar]

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo and Parana states Brazil in humid primary cloud forests at elevations around 500 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing, shortly repent epiphyte with a slender ramicaul enveloped mostly by 3, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, fleshy, obovate, faintly conduplicate, shiney green leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on an 8" [20 cm] long , successivelyly 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with up to 3 flowers open at any one time and carrying pendent flowers

Synonyms Effusiella pellifeloides (Barb.Rodr.) Baptista 2011; *Lepanthes pellifeloidis Barb.Rodr. 1881; Pabstiella pellifeloidis (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2008; Specklinia pellifeloidis (Barb.Rodr.) Luer 2004; Stelis pellifeloidis (Barb.Rodr.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Rev. Engenh. 3: 110 Barb Rodr 1881 as Lepanthes pellifeloidis;

* Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:515 Martius 1896

Flora Brasiliensis Vol III Part 4:tab 104 Martius 1896 drawing fide;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XX Systematics of Jostia, Andinia, Barbosella, Barbrodia & Pleurothallis subgen Antilla, Effusia and Restrepioidia Luer 2000;

Lindleyana 16(4): 258. (Ames) Pridgeon & M.W. Chase 2001 as Stelis pellifellioidis;

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 pellifeloides;

Novon 18: 79 Luer 2008 as Pabstiella pellifelodis;

The Organ Mountain Range Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller and Seehawer 2008 drawing fide

Colet. Orquídeas Brasil. 9: 338 Baptista 2011 as Effusiella pellifeloides;

Richardiana 14: 90 F Simoes & Bolsan. 2013 as Pabstiella pellifeloides f albina