Epidendrum addae Pabst 1972 GROUP Mutelianum Photo by The Orchidees en Nord Website

Common Name Adda's Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo states of Brazil in elfin forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a terete basally, laterally compressed and thicker above stems enveloped from 4" [10 cm] up the stem to the first leaf, leaf bearing sheaths and carrying to 4 thin, floppy, very dark green above, purplish beneath, oblanceolate, acute, distinctly keeled leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a to 4" [to 10 cm] long, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasiliense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchids of the high mountain Atlantic Rainforest in Southeastern Brazil Miller, Waren 1994 drawing good;