Pleurothallis scurrula

Pleurothallis scurrula

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Pleurothallis
Species: Pths. scurrula
Binomial name
Pleurothallis scurrula
Luer 1976

Pleurothallis scurrula is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Pleurothallis.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single successive 1 cm wide flower


Plant is found growing in Peru at elevations around 2200 to 2400 meters


Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.


Common Names: The Little Clown Pleurothallis


  1. Acronia scurrula [Luer] Luer 2005

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