Pleurothallis spathuliglossa Hoehne 1938 SUBGENUS Mirabilia Luer 1986


Plant and Flowers

Photos by © S Manning and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website


Drawing by © Pabst

Common Name The Spathulate Lip Pleurothallis

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero state of Brazil as a miniature sized epiphyte.

Synonyms Pabstiella spathuliglossa (Hoehne) Luer 2007; Specklinia spathuliglossa (Hoehne) Luer 2004; Trichosalpinx spathuliglossa (Hoehne) Luer 1986

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo, n.s., f.m., 1(1): 12 Hoehne 1938;

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986 as Trichosalpinx spathuliglossa;

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 spathuliglossa;

Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXIX A Third Century of Stelis of Ecuador Systematics of Apoda-Prorepentia Luer 2007as Pabstiella spathuliglossa