Epidendrum geniculatum Barb.Rodr.1881 Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Common Name The Bended Knee Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo, Rio de Janiero, Sao Paulo, Parana and Santa Catarina states of Brazil at elevations around 780 meters as a small sized, warm growing, subcaespitose epiphyte with robust, cylindrical, basally thin stems carrying towards the apex, alternate, lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, short, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 Drawing/photo fide