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

Side View Of Flower Photo by Daniel Jimenez

Deep shadeWarmCool

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

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica at elevations of 1400 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with olive green, waxy leaves that blooms on a short, pubescent, densely several flowered head of close set flowers with ovoid, long acuminate, pilose bracts that are as long as the flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 drawing ok; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photo fide;