Epidendrum dejeaniae Chiron, Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2006 GROUP Difforme Photo by © Richardiana

Part Shade HotLATEWinter EARLYSpring

Common Name Mrs. Dejean's Epidendrum [French Guiana Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in French Guiana in lower rainforests at elevations of 5 to 10 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with simple, 6 to 10 internoded, basally thin and terete, distally wider, laterally compressed, ancipitose stems carrying 5 to 7, alternate, articulate, elliptic-lanceolate, round apically, minutely bilobed, subcoriaceous leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, sessile, racemose, subcorymbose, slightly compressed, 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute, progressively smaller floral bracts and carrying simultaneously opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 826 Hagsater 2006 drawing fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, etal 2012 drawing fide;