Eurystyles gardneri (Lindl.) Garay 1978

Another Color Form Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and Ishmael Nilton Vischi Orchidstudium

EARLY

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 to cool growing epiphyte with basal, rosulate, elliptic, spathulate, obtuse, acute to abruptly acuminate, cilaite, 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.

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 as Pseudoeurystyles gardneri drawing fide; Die Orchideen #6 21-24 tafel 7 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 as Pseudoeurystyles gardneri drawing/photo ok; *Flora of Ecuador No 9 225[1] Garay 1978;

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