Zosterophyllanthos bovilingua is an orchid species identified by (Luer & R.Escobar) Szlach. & Kulak in 2006. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pleurothallis bovilingua.
ORIGIN: Found in Colombia with no collection data.
DESCRIPTION: Large sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, tubular basal sheaths and another below the middle and carrying a single, apical, horizontal to deflexed, coriaceous, narrowly cordate-ovate, acute, acuminate, sessile and deeply cordate below leaf that blooms in the fall on a fascile of solitary, successive flowers arising through a slender, reclining spathe.
FLOWER SIZE: 1.2 inches [3 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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