Pleurothallis loejtnantii Luer 1996 SUBGENUS Pleurothallis SECTION Pleurothallis SUBSECTION Antenniferae Luer 1998 Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website
Common Name or Meaning Loejtnant's Pleurothallis [Danish co-discoverer of species current]
Flower Size .12" [3 mm]
Found in Sucumbios Ecuador in wet lowland forests at elevations under 300 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls with a thin tubular sheath on the lower third and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, narrowly ovate, acute, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms on a an erect, distchous, to 4.8" [12 cm] long including the 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, peduncle, subdensely and simultaneously several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf and has an infundibular floral bract.
References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide;