Pleurothallis fustifera Luer 1999 SUBGENUS Restrepioidia Luer 1986

Side View of Flower Photos by Wiel Driessen and his The Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Drawing Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Orchid Website


Common Name The Club Bearing Pleurothallis

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations of 700 to 850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by a a tubular sheath below the middle and 1 to 2, shorter ones at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, elliptical, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect short, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising through and enveloped completely by an erect spathe and has thin, tubular floral bracts.

Synonyms Lindleyalis fustifera (Luer) Luer 2004

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XX Luer 2000 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVI Luer 2004 as Lindleyallis fustifera