Eurystyles gardneri (Lindl.) Garay 1978

Another Color Form Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista , photo by Ishmael Nilton Vischi Orchidstudium

In Situ Photo Brazil Photo by Ishmael Nilton Vischi.


Common Name Gardner's Eurystyles [English Botanist and Collector in Brazil 1800's]

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found in Ecuador and southeastern Brazil at elevations of 500 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with basal, rosulate, elliptic, spathulate, obtuse, acute to abruptly acuminate, ciliate, gradually narrowing below into the elongate petiolate base leaves that blooms in the winter and early spring on an erect, hispid, several flowered inflorescence with the flowers held in an apical corymb and has 2 acuminate bracts and ovate-lanceolate, ciliate margined, as long or longer than the flowers floral bracts.

Synonyms Pseudoeurystyles gardneri (Lindl.) Hoehne 1944; *Spiranthes gardneri Lindl. 1842

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 as Pseudoeurystyles gardneri; Flora Brasilica Fasc 8 Vol XII II 13-43 Orchidaceae Hoehne 1945 Illustrations as Pseudoeurystyles gardneri drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Pseudoeurystyles gardneri drawing fide;Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975 as Pseudoeurystyles gardneri drawing/photo ok; *Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978;