Pleurothallis tsubotae Luer & R.Escobar 1996 SUBGENUS Specklinia SECTION Muscariae Luer 1986

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TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by © Carl Luer


Common Name or Meaning Tsubota's Pleurothallis [Colombian Nurseryman Current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Risaralda department of Colombia at elevations around 1650 to 1950 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul enveloped by 2 to 3, thin, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly obovate, subacute, narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on anerect, arching, gradually lengthening, 4 to 9.2" [10 to 23 cm] long including the slender 3.2 to 3.6" [8 to 9 cm] long peduncle, successively several flowered inflorescence arising a node near the middle of the ramicaul.

Synonyms Andreettaea tsubotae (Luer & R.Escobar) A.Doucette First published in Internet Orchid Sp. Photo Encycl. Nomencl. Notes 8(1):8 2022 ; Muscarella tsubotae (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2006; Specklinia tsubotae (Luer & R.Escobar) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Orquideología 20: 88. Luer & R. Escobar 1996;

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 tsubotae;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII A Reconsidertaion of Masdevallia Systematics of Specklinia Luer 2006 as Muscarella tsubotae drawing fide;

AOS Bulletin Vol 77 No 9 2008 photo fide;

Internet Orchid Sp. Photo Encycl. Nomencl. Notes 8(1):8 2022 as Andreettaea tsubotae