Zygostates juliae C[Campacci & C R M Silva 2021


TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo/Drawing by Marco Campacci

Part shade Hot LATERSummer

Common Name Julia's Zygostates [Brazilian Ms Westphal daughter of the discoverer of the species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil in mpntane forest at elevations around 300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte with off-red, globular-pyriform pseudobulbs enveloped by transluscent, white sheaths and carrying a single, green, cylindric, acute, longitudinally sulcate, somewhat arched leaves that blooms in the summer on a basal, to [4.5 cm] long, rachis brown-red, filiform, rigid, racemose, erect, 8 flowered inflorescence with relatively smaller and decreasing in size towards the apex floral bracts carrying patent flowers, with the lip facing the inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orquideas Brasileras 17 Campacci 2021 drawing/photos fide