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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis revoluta

Pleurothallis revoluta is an orchid species identified by (Ruiz & Pav.) Garay in 1962.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
revoluta
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
(Ruiz & Pav.) Garay
Year
1962
ORIGIN: Found in Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia at elevations of 2400 to 3000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramcauls with a spotted, tubular sheath below the middle and 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall on a suberect to arching, to 10 [to 25 cm] long, loose, secund, simultaneously several flowered inflorescence arising through a slender spathe at the base of the leaf with infundibular, acute floral bracts.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.8 inches [2 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Pths. revoluta 'Ruth' (2 awards in 1976)
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