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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis foetens

Kew currently accepted name is Acianthera foetens

Pleurothallis foetens is an orchid species identified by Lindl. in 1843. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Acianthera foetens.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
foetens
Parents
Species
Author
Lindl.
Year
1843
ORIGIN: A small sized, hot to warm growing, epiphytic species from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay and found in wet montane forests and evergreen forests at altitudes of 250 to 1450 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A small sized, hot to warm growing, epiphytic species from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay and found in wet montane forests and evergreen forests at altitudes of 250 to 1450 meters with a channeled ramicaul with 2, basal, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, oblanceolate, shortly decurrent, obtusely bilobed or retuse, thickly coriaceous, gradually narrowing below into the channeled petiolate base leaf that blooms on an apical, short, few to many flowered, fasciculate inflorescence enveloped by 2 to 4, basal tubular bracts that is held at the leaf base and has a foul odor all occurring in the winter and spring.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/8 inch [5 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Acianthera Acia foetens 2012 (Lindl.) Chiron & Van den Berg
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths ophiantha 1896 Cogn. in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.)
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths ophiocephala 1882 Barb.Rodr.
Add+ Humboltia Humboltia foetens 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Acianthera Acia ophiantha 2001 (Cogn.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Pths. aphthosa 'Bryon' (2014) Pths. aphthosa 'Zephyr' (1987)
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