Eurystyles lorenzii (Cogn.) Schltr.1925 Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium


Common Name Lorenz' Eurystyles [Gernman Botanist mostly in Argentina 1800's]

Flower Size .25" [.65 cm]

Found in central and southeastern Brazil in deep shade on tree trunks and branches in high humidity at elevations around 1300 to 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with 2 to 4, light green, shiny, elongate-oval, acute, leaves in a rosette that blooms in the summer on a pendulous, .8" [2 cm] long, densly pilose, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Pseudoeurystyles lorenzii (Cogn.) Hoehne 1944; Pseudoeurystyles schwackeana Hoehne 1944; *Stenoptera lorenzii Cogn. 1895; Trachelosiphon lorenzii (Cogn.) Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Pseudoeurostyles lorenzii; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Illustrations Hoehne 1945 as Pseudoeurostyles lorenziidrawing fide; Orchids of the High Mountain Atlantic Rainforest in SE Brazil Warren & Miller 1994;