Pseudolaelia brejetubensis M. Frey 2003 Photo by © Vojtech Šmajer and his The Tropicke Orchideje Website

Part Sun Cool Winter

Common Name The Brejetuba Pseudolaelia [A town in the state of Espiritu Santo]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil at elevations of 1100 to 1400 meters as a small to large sized, cool growing, caespitose rupicolous orchid with obovate, rugose pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 5, apical, linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, erect, paniculate, 1 to 5 branched, each branch 3 to 6 flowered, 12 to 16" [30 to 40 cm] long, 12 to 15 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilensis II Plate 191 V. P. Castro Neto 2006 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 77 #5 2008 photo fide; Orchidees Du Bresil As Orchideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo fide