Polystachya estrellensis Rchb. f. 1852 SECTION Polystachya

Flower Closeup

Inflorescence and Plant Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista

Common Name The Estrella Mountain Polystachya [Brazilian Mountains]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Brazil and French Guyana as an epiphyte. Cited as a synonym of Polystachya foliosa and most likely is but have left separate for now.

Synonyms Dendrorchis estrellensis (Rchb. f.) Kuntze 1891

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Iconografia de Orchidaceae Do Brasil Hoehne 1949 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilenses Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide;