Pleurothallis rubidantha is an orchid species identified by (Chiron & Xim.Bols.) Pfahl in 2013. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Specklinia rubidantha.
ORIGIN: Found in Rio de Janeiro State of Brazil at elevations around 200 to 600 meters.
DESCRIPTION: Creeping, mat forming, mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a very short, repent ramicaul enveloped by 2 tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, prostrate, elliptical, rounded, somewhat notched, abruptly narrowing below into the shortly attenuate base leaf that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a spreading to horizontal, .6 [1.5 cm] long peduncle, sussessively single, few flowered inflorescence arising through a short spathe.
FLOWER SIZE: 0.12 inches [3 mm]
-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the
Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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