Barbosella macaheensis (Cogn.) Luer 2000 SUBGENUS Barbosella Drawing by Carl Luer and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Deep shade

Common Name The Alto Macahe' Barbosella [An area of Rio de Janiero State of Brazil]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Rio de Janiero State of Brazil without locality as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with a slender repent rhizome giving rise to an ascending to erect ramicaul enveloped by 1 to 2, thin, tubular sheaths and carrying an erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical-obovate, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a slender, erect, 1" to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with a thin, inflated, infundibular floral bract.

Synonyms *Pleurothallis macaheensis Cogn. 1906 publ. 1907

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1984 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVIII Luer 2006;