Epidendrum anatipedium L.M.Sánchez & Hágsater 1993 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing © by Hagsater & Sanchez The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Duck Foot Epidendrum [refers to the lip]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Ceara Brazil at elevations around 550 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, laterally compressed above, straight to slightly flexuous stems and carrying 3 to 4, all along the stem, spreading, coriaceous, smooth, ovate-elliptic, retuse, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, on a mature stem, occuring only once, subumbellate, simultaneously 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute, scarious floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquídea (Mexico City), n.s., 13(1-2): 291 Sanchez & Hagsater 1993 drawing fide; Icones Orchidaceaerum 13 Plate 1407 Hagsater 2013 drawing fide;