Cyclopogon eugenii (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Schltr. 1920 Drawing by Hoehne and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning Eugene's Cyclopogon [Brazilian Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo states of Brazil as a medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with 4 to 6, basal, in a rosette, thinly membraneous, 7 delicately nerved, green above, white spottedf beneath, ovate, acute, somewhat rounded below intot he short, pesudopetiolate base leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, to 16" [40 cm] long overall, peduncle with 7 to 8 adpressed, triangular-lanceolate, acute bracts, rachis short to 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate, acuminate, single nerved floral bracts and carrying small, erect-patent flowers.

Synonyms Beadlea eugenii (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Garay 1980 publ. 1982; Gyrostachys eugenii (Rchb.f. & Warm.) Kuntze 1891; *Spiranthes eugenii Rchb.f. & Warm. 1881

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II 13-43 Hoehne 1945 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;