24644 Pths. eumecocaulon photo by Lynn O'Shaughnessy

Member Plants

0 plants cultivated by members of ORCHIDS.ORG.

Upcoming Events Worldwide

(log in to see events near you)
  1. Friday, September 4 (lasts 2 days) - Asociacion Jueces de Orquideas de Costa Rica "Exposición Nacional de Orquideas AJOCORI 2020", San José (0 members going)

Upcoming Global Events

Orchid Species: Pleurothallis eumecocaulon

Pleurothallis eumecocaulon is an orchid species identified by Schltr. in 1923.
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
ORIGIN: Found in Costa Rica and Panama in moist forests at elevations of 800 to 1700 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or terrestrial with erect, slender, laterally compressed above the middle ramicaul, that has a tubular bract below the middle and 2 to 3 basal sheaths, a coriaceous, erect, narrowly ovate, acute leaf with its base cuneate to rounded, shallowly cordate and sessile. It blooms on 1 to 3, erect, .8 to 1 [2 to 2.5 cm] long, fascile of solitary successive flowers borne from a reclining spathe at the base of the leaf.

FLOWER SIZE: 1/4 inch [7 mm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Ancipitia Acip eumecocaulon
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Pths. eumecocaulon 'Herrenhausen' (2012) Pths. eumecocaulon 'Moss Hill' (1997)
Log in to Add a Comment

Newest Site Articles

Foto ctsm lendarium em cultivo

Catasetum lendarium nv. sp 2020

Posted by Ariel Blind 2 days ago New orchid from Amazonian Read More
20200120 184831

Catasandra "Flor D Iara"

Posted by Ariel Blind 2 days ago New hibrid Galeandra devoniana (mather) x Ctsm tigrinum a intergeneric cross Read More

New Topics

  1. Marilynn Davis asked question Can grow light cause deformed leaves? in category General Discussion
  2. George Su asked question New Intergeneric Orchids in category Other Genera
  3. Robert Scully asked question Searching for a special hybrid in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Iggy9 Sharie Heckaman commented on article "Catasetum lendarium nv. sp 2020" by Ariel Blind
  2. Marilynn Davis commented on topic "Can grow light cause deformed leaves?" by Marilynn Davis
  3. Daniel Mumau commented on orchid Lc. Lancer
  4. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Orchid not found in Orchids.Org" by Mary Lane
  5. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "New Intergeneric Orchids" by George Su
  6. Edward Zapata commented on topic "Cymbidium breeding info?" by Edward Zapata
  7. Stefan Neher commented on orchid Bl. Joanne Singer
  8. Stefan Neher commented on article "BLACK ROT: Pythium Ultimum" by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)
  9. Image Carol Holdren commented on topic "Searching for a special hybrid" by Robert Scully
  10. Edward Zapata commented on member plant Cym. Sarah Jean by Edward Zapata