Epidendrum amarajiense V.P.Castro & L.C.Menezes 2009 publ. 2010 GROUP Difforme Photo by V.P. Castro

Common Name The Amaraji Epidendrum [A town in Brazil]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Pernambuco Brazil at elevations around 600 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, straight to slightly flexuous stems carrying 5 to 6, all along the stem, elliptic, retuse, coriaceous, smooth, green, margin entire, spreading , basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, occuring only once, from the mature stem, sessile, corymbose, 2.8 to 5" [7 to 12.5 cm] long, peduncle 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long, simultaneously 2 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute, scarious floral bracts.

Synonyms Epidendrum pernambucense V.P.Castro & L.C.Menezes 2009

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bol. CAOB 75: 35 Castro and Menzes 2009 as E pernambucense Drawing photo fide; *Bol. CAOB 76: 67 Castro and Menzes 2009 publ. 2010 Drawing/photo fide; Icones Orchidaceaerum 14 Plate 1404 Hagsater 2013 drawing fide;

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