Pleurothallis rhabdosepala Schltr. 1918 SUBGENUS Pleurobotryum [Barb Rodr.] Luer 1986 Photo by Luis Felipe Varella and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Plant Photos by Ricardo Luis Penz and his Orchid Website

Common Name The Rod-Shaped Sepals Pleurothallis

Flower Size

Found in Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina at elevations of 1700 to 1800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying a single, terete, fleshy, linear leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, 2" [5 cm] long, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Pleurobotryum rhabdosepalum (Schltr.) Hoehne 1936

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as P rhabdosepalum drawing ok; Orchidaceae Brasilensis Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing ok; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol III Luer 1986; Orchids of Bolivia Vasquez & Ibisch 2000 drawing fide