Pleurothallis blepharoglossa is an orchid species identified by Luer in 1999. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Specklinia grisebachiana.
ORIGIN: Found in Cuba and the Dominican Republic shady and humid conditions in vegetation of the mogotes, gallery forests, montane rainforests, mesophyllous evergreen rainforests and secondary forests (cupeyales) from 300 to 800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with very short, erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, slightly thickened, narrowly spathulate, obtuse, minutely tridentate, glabrous; margin entire or slightly erose in the upper part, base narrowly attenuate to the base leaf that blooms in the fall and early winter on a a terminal, racemose, ascending, solitary, .2 to .6 [0, 5-1, 5 cm] long, 2-5(-10) flowered inflorescence subtended at the base by an ovate sheath of 0, 5 mm in length; and arising through an annulus.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.2 inches [5 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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