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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis graciliscapa

Kew currently accepted name is Pleurothallis phyllocardioides

Pleurothallis graciliscapa is an orchid species identified by C.Schweinf. in 1951. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pleurothallis phyllocardioides.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
graciliscapa
Parents
Species
Author
C.Schweinf.
Year
1951
ORIGIN: A hot to cool growing, miniature, caespitose epiphyte with cordate leaves that is found from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Venezuela in wet montane and piedmont forests at elevations of 20 to 1800 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A hot to cool growing, miniature, caespitose epiphyte with cordate leaves that is found from Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Venezuela in wet montane and piedmont forests at elevations of 20 to 1800 meters with erect, stiff, slender ramicauls with 2 basal, elongate, tubular sheaths and a single, apical, ovate, triangular, cordate, acuminate, stiff, slightly coriaceous leaf held perpendicular to the erect stem and blooms in the fall through the spring, often reblooming off old inflorescence on an apical, short, fasciculate inflorescence that holds the flowers against the base of the leaves.

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+ Pleurothallis Pths phyllocardioides 1923 Schltr.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths acostaei 1923 Schltr.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths rhaphidopus 1924 Schltr.
Add+ Acronia Aro phyllocardioides 2005 (Schltr.) Luer
Add+ Zosterophyllanthos Zosterophyllanthos phyllocardioides 2001 (Schltr.) Szlach. & Marg.
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