Pleurothallis glumacea

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Pleurothallis glumacea

Code: PTHS.0x0005

Common Name: The Glumacious Pleurothallis
Scented: no
Light Requirements: deep shade
Temperature Requirements: cool to intermediate
Bloom: summer and again in autumn
Flower Size: 1.9cm
Synonyms: Acianthera glumacea (Lindl.) Pridgeon & M.W.Chase 2001; Humboldtia glumacea (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Pleurothallis alexandrae Schltr. 1922; Pleurothallis alexandrae Schltr. 1923; Pleurothallis crocea Barb.Rodr. 1881; Pleurothallis glaziovii Cogn. 1896; Pleurothallis vitellina Porsch 1905

Found in Southern and South-Eastern Brazil on rough mossy bark in primary forests at elevations of 1300m as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul carrying a single apical, erect, coriaceous, oblanceolate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the stout, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring through fall on 2 to 3 at once, racemose, 6cm long, 4 to 9 flowered inflorescence arising from the apex of the ramicaul and can bloom for several years with new inflorescence from the same ramicaul.


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