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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis pygmaea

Kew currently accepted name is Platystele oxyglossa

Pleurothallis pygmaea is an orchid species identified by Hoehne in 1934. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Platystele oxyglossa.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
pygmaea
Parents
Species
Author
Hoehne
Year
1934
ORIGIN: Found from Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Costa Rica, venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil in tropical rainforests, mountain rainforests and elfin forests at elevations of 2 to 2000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with very short, terete ramicauls enveloped basally by a single, transparent, tubular sheath and carrying a elliptic to obovate, coriaceous, fleshy, acute to obtuse leaf that is apically tridentate and gradually narrowing below into the cuneate petiole and blooms on a weak, suberect, loose, more or less flexuous, distichous, 1.6 [4 cm] long including the filiform, .4 to .8 [1 to 2 cm] long peduncle, successively flowering [to 2 at a time], several [to 10] flowered inflorescence arising from the ramicaul with a tubular bract and below the middle and has thin floral bracts.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/8 inch [3.5 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Platystele Pls oxyglossa 1974 (Schltr.) Garay
Add+ Platystele Pls brasiliensis 1951 Brade
Add+ Platystele Pls pygmaea 1956 (Hoehne) Pabst
Add+ Platystele Pls schulzeana 1974 (Schltr.) Garay
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths schulzeana 1918 Schltr.
Add+ Pleurothallis Pths oxyglossa 1912 Schltr.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Pls. oxyglossa 'Nadin' (2015)
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