Eurystyles standleyi Ames 1925 Photo by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Side View Of Flower Photo by Daniel Jimenez

TYPE Drawing Photo by Stanley

Deep shade Cool Winter

Common Name or Meaning Standley's Eurystyles [American Collector of species]

Flower Size

Found in Oaxaca state of Mexico, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1400 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a basal rosette of membraneous, olive green, waxy, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, margins finely and shortly ciliolate leaves that blooms in the winter on a short, densely pubescent, 1.6 to 3 [4 to 7.5 cm] long overall, rachis .6 to 1.2 [1.5 to 3 cm] long, densely many flowered head of close set flowers with rhombic-lanceolate, long acuminate, pilose floral bbracts that are as long as the flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Schedul. Orch. 9: 9-13, f. 2. 1925 drawing fide; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing ok; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica & Panama Dressler 1993; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photo fide;