Epidendrum campaccii Hágsater & L. Sánchez S. 1993 GROUP Difforme Photo by © Dalton Holland Baptista


Common Name Campacci's Epidendrum [Marco Antonio Campacci, discoverer of type, Brazilian Current]

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Sao Paulo state of Brazil at elevations around 700 meters and part of the E difforme complex as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a reed-like, terete stem enveloped below by several scarious, leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 4 to 9, ovate, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late winter through mid fall on a terminal, short, 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence carrying, successively opening but eventually all at once, resupinate, afternoon intensely fragrant [carnations] flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 The Genus Epidendrum Part 1 Plate 117 Hagsater 1993 fide; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1258 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1393 Hasater & Salazar 2010 see recognition section;