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Orchid Species: Pleurothallis wigginsii

Pleurothallis wigginsii is an orchid species identified by C.Schweinf. in 1948.
Genus
Pleurothallis (Pths.)
Grex
wigginsii
(name currently accepted by Kew)
Parents
Species
Author
C.Schweinf.
Year
1948
ORIGIN: Found in Ecuador at elevations of 2800 to 3200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, suberect ramicauls enveloped by a tubular sheath below the middle and 2 to 3 others at the base and carrying a single, apical, more or less spreading to horizontal, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, acuminate, rounded to cuneate below into the sessile base leaf that blooms in the spring through earlier summer on a fascile of .8 to 1.6 [2 to 4 cm] long peduncles, successivesly single flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe at the base of the leaf with an tubular floral bract.

FLOWER SIZE: 0.4 inches [1 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
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Genus Name Genus Grex Name Origin
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