Epidendrum dichaeoides Carnevali & G.A.Romero 1992 Photo by The Agroriente Website

Common Name or Meaning The Dichaea Like Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Brazil in rain forests on mopss covered trunks at elevations of 100 to 600 meters as a miniature to small sized, pendent, hot to warm growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple stems carrying distichous, usually purplish tinged on the abaxial surface, elliptic, acute basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal or lateral, single flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution!!!

Synonyms Neolehmannia pabstii Braga 1981

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Romero and Carnevali 2000 drawing ok; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing ok;

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