Epidendrum cremersii Hágsater & L.Sánchez 1999 GROUP Difforme



Plant In situ French Guiana Photos by ©Marine Perrier

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Jimenez and The Epidendra Website

hot Fall EARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning Cremers' Epidendrum [American Orchid Collector in Fr Guiana]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in central French Guiana at elevations of 100 to 200 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with simple, reed-like, laterally compressed stems carrying 3 to 6, oblong, unequally bilobed, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the fall through early spring on a terminal, occuring only once, sessile, simultaneously 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence without a spathe but has ovate, acute, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaeum 3 Plate 327 Hagsater & Sanchez 1999 drawing fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, etal 2012 drawing/photo fide;