Miltonia kayasimae Pabst 1976 Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name or Meaning The Kayasima Miltonia [Japanese Orchid Enthusiast and Collector in Brazil]

Flower Size 1.5 to 2" [3.75 to 5 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo State Brazil at elevations around 900 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with slightly flattened, basally thick, gradually tapering towards the apex pseudobulbs enveloped basally by 2 leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 2, apical, narrowly lanceolate leaves that blooms on an axillary, 9" [23 cm] long, erect, green suffused with purplish red, 6 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Anneliesia kayasimae (Pabst) Senghas & Lückel 1997

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; AOS Bulletin Vol 64 No 10 1995 photo; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 33 - 36 2057 - 2308 Brieger 19971997 as Anneliesia kayasimae photo fide;