Eurystyles cogniauxii (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1925

Plant and flowers in situ Minas Gerais Brazil Photos by Mary and her Picassa Orchid Photo Website

Common Name Cogniaux's Eurystyles [Belgian Botanist in Brazil early 1800's]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a few basal, elliptic, acuminate, crisped margined, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaves that blooms in the spring on a pendent, few flowered inflorescence with a few remote, large, inflated, lanceolate bracts.

CAUTION I cannot verify this determination so please use with caution.

Synonyms Pseudoeurystyles cogniauxii (Kraenzl.) Hoehne 1944; *Stenorrhynchos cogniauxii Kraenzl. 1911; Trachelosiphon cogniauxii (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1920

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II !3-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as synonym of Pseudoeurystyles gardneri

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