~Gomesa paranaensis Kraenzl. 1911 - See Gomesa crispa [Lindley] Klotzsch ex Rchb.f 1852 Photos by Luiz Filipe Varela and his Flicker website

Common Name or Meaning The Parana' Gomesa [A State in Southern Brazil]

Flower Size 3/4" [1.85 cm]

Found in Parana and Santa Catarina states of Brazil as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with closely spaced pseudobulbs that blooms in May in the southern Hemisphere with many rather small flowers.