Epidendrum althausenii A.D.Hawkes 1957 GROUP Difforme

Photo by © Aurélien Sambin and The Epidendrum du Groupe Difforme de Guyane Website

Common Name Althausen's Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Amazonas state of Brazil and French Guiana as a mini-miniature to small sized, hot growing, caespitose epiphyte with an ancipitous stem carrying 3 to 6, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, elliptic to oval leaves that blooms on a terminal, sessile, 1 rarely 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate, glabrous flowers.

Synonyms Epidendrum uniflorum Barb.Rodr. 1877 nom illegal

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Richardiana Vol 2 Synopsis des espèces d'Epidendrum (Orchidaceae) de Guyane. 2- Groupe « Difforme » Aurélien Sambin, Diana Essers & Guy R. Chiron 02/26/2016 [https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323998119_Synopsis_des_especes_d'Epidendrum_Orchidaceae_de_Guyane_2-Groupe_Difforme#pf8]