Pleurothallis rubrolineata Hoehne 1933 publ. 1934

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Common Name or Meaning The Red Lined Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo Brazil in primary cloud forests at elevations of 500 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing, caespitose epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly lanceoalte, light green leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on an erect, 1" [2.5 cm] long, zigzag, successively 1 to 2, 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pabstiella rubrolineata (Hoehne) Luer 2007; Specklinia rubrolineata (Hoehne) F.Barrios 1983 publ. 1984;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Bol. Agric. (São Paulo) 34: 609 Hoehne 1933 publ. 1934

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing good;

Hoehnea 10: 110 F Barros1983 publ. 1984 as Specklinia rubrolineata;

Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXIX A Third Century of Stelis of Ecuador Luer 2007 as Pabstiella rubrolineata;

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