Epidendrum albifloroides D.E. Benn. & Christenson 1998 Photo by Carlos Hajek and his Peruvian Orchid Page

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Bennett & Christenson andThe Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria WebPage


Common Name The White Flowered-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in wet montane forest of Peru at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with complantate stems that are leafy towards the apex and enveloped basally by several tubular, acuminate sheaths and carries elliptic, obtuse or emarginate, coriaceous, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall in nature on a terminal, arching, 3 1/4" [8 cm] long, racemose inflorescence arising on a mature stem with lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts that are shorter than the ovaries and several to many spidery, campanulate flowers

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 445 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide