Eurystyles lorenzii (Cogn.) Schltr.1925 Photo by 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, cool growing epiphyte with 2 to 4, light green, shiny, elongate-oval, acute leaves held in a rosette that blooms in the summer on a pendulous, .8" [2 cm] long, densely 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 lorenzii drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Pseudoeurostyles lorenzii drawing fide; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 as Pseudoeurostyles schwackeana drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchids of the High Mountain Atlantic Rainforest in SE Brazil Warren & Miller 1994; The Organ Mountains Its History and Its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller & Seehawer 2008;

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