Epidendrum chanchamayodifforme Hágsater & L.Sánchez 1999GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by Hagsater & Sanchez and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Chanchomayo Difforme-Like Epidendrum [A river Valley in Junin state of Peru]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Junin state of Peru at elevations of 1200 to 1500 meters as a mini-miniature, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, ancipitous, slightly flexuous stems carrying 5 to 6, ascending, linear to lanceolate, obtuse leaves that blooms in the later spring and early summer on a terminal, single flowered, sessile inflorescence with much shorter than the ovaries, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying a resupinate, green flower that does not arise through a spathe.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 322 Hagsater, Sanchez and Garcia-Cruz 1999 drawing;