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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis acuminata

Kew currently accepted name is Anathallis acuminata

Pleurothallis acuminata is an orchid species identified by (Kunth) Lindl. in 1842. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Anathallis acuminata.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
acuminata
Parents
Species
Author
(Kunth) Lindl.
Year
1842
ORIGIN: Found in Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia at elevations of [500] 2000 to 3200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with clustered, erect to ascending ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 5 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, oblong, oblong-elliptic to oblong-oblanceolate, rounded to acute to apiculate, cuneate below into the short, petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, erect to suberect, subdensely many flowered, 2.8 to 9.2 [7 to 23 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising through a spathe.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 inches [2 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Anathallis Anat acuminata 2001 (Kunth) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Add+ Anathallis Anat asperilinguis 2001 (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Add+ Anathallis Anat brittonii 2001 (Rolfe) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Add+ Dendrobium Den acuminatum 1816 Kunth in F.W.H.von Humboldt
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths angustipetala 1953 C.Schweinf.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths asperilinguis 1854 Rchb.f. & Warsz.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths brittonii 1907 Rolfe
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths nigrohirsuta 1905 Kraenzl.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths ochroleuca 1920 Schltr.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths racemosa 1896 (Barb.Rodr.) Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths tenuifolia 1951 C.Schweinf.
Add+ Specklinia Spe asperilinguis 2004 (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Luer
Add+ Specklinia Spe acuminata 1835 (Kunth) Lindl.
Add+ Anathallis Anat racemosa 1877 Barb.Rodr.
Add+ Humboltia Humboltia acuminata 1891 (Kunth) Kuntze
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths aurea 1843 A.Rich. & Galeotti
Add+ Stelis Ste asperilinguis 2014 (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Karremans
Add+ Stelis Ste aurea 2014 (Lindl.) Karremans
Add+ Humboltia Humboltia asperilinguis 1891 (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Kuntze
Add+ Humboltia Humboltia aurea 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
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