Promenaea fuerstenbergiana Schltr. 1921 Photo by Jacques Klein and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name Fuerstenberg's Promenaea [Brazilian Orchidist 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Santa Catarina state of Brazil as a miniature sized epiphyte with ovoid, laterally compressed pseduobulbs enveloped basally by foliaceous sheaths and carrying erect-patent, ligulate-lanceolate, acuminate, attenuate below into the base leaves that blooms on an erect to reclining, axillary, 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence with lanceolate-oblong, acuminate, shorter to just as long as the pedicel.

CAUTION I have no way of Verifying this determination so please use with caution.


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII VII 115-147 Hoehne 1953; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1B lieferung 27 1648 - 1712 Brieger 1993 ;