Pleurothallis violaceomaculata Hoehne 1952 SUBGENUS Acianthera SECTION Tomentosae Luer 1986

Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium


Drawing by © Pabst

Deep shade

Common Name The Violet-Spotted Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Parana' state of Brazil as a miniature sized epiphyte

Synonyms Acianthera violaceomaculata (Hoehne) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Specklinia violaceomaculata (Hoehne) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

*Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo, n.s., f.m., 2: 123 Hoehne 1952

Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok;

Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Systematics of Pleurothallis Luer 1986;

Lindleyana Vol 16 No 4:246 Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001 as Acianthera violaceomaculata;

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 violaceomaculata