Zosterophyllanthos rubroinversus is an orchid species identified by (Luer) Szlach. & Kulak in 2006. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Pleurothallis rubroinversa.
ORIGIN: Found in Pichincha Ecuador in montane forests at elevations around 1800 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Small sized, cool growing terrestrial on road embankments with slender, suberect to horizontal ramicauls enveloped by a close, tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, suberect to horizontal, thickly coriaceous, ovate, acute, cordate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on a fascile of.04 to.08 [1 to 2 mm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising and concealed by a spathe at the base of the leaf with thin, tubular floral bracts..
FLOWER SIZE: 0.6 inches [1.5 cm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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