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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis saccatilabia

Pleurothallis saccatilabia is an orchid species identified by C.Schweinf. in 1940.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
saccatilabia
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
C.Schweinf.
Year
1940
ORIGIN: Found in Mexico and Guatemala at elevations of 1250 to 2400 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath in the lower half and 1 to 2 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, erect, thickly coriaceous, elliptical-oblong, subacute, cuneate and sessile base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on an successively single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe with the peduncle concealed within and carrying thin tubular floral bracts and a resupinate flower.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
Add+ Zosterophyllanthos Zosterophyllanthos saccatilabius
Add+ Acronia Aro saccatilabia
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