Epidendrum bennettii Dodson 1989 GROUP Difforme ? TYPE Drawing by Dodson


Common Name Bennett's Epidendrum [American Orchid Enthusiast, Botanist In Peru Passed in 2009]

Flower Size 2 [5 cm]

Found in Huanuco Peru in wet montane forests at elevations around 950 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped almost completely by clasping, distichous, imbricating, compressed sheaths and carrying gradually larger above, thickly coriaceous, elliptic, ovate-oblong to narrowly ovate, emarginate apically leaves that blooms in the late summer and fall on a terminal, very short, few flowered inflorescence. carrying pale green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1411 Hagsater & Sanchez 2013 drawing/photo fide