Epidendrum dipus Lindl. 1845 GROUP Viridipurpureum Photo by Brieger

Drawing Drawing by Hoehne and the Plant Illustrations Website

DrawingDrawing by Edwards Botanical Register and the Botanicus Website


Common Name The ? Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in French Guiana and southeastern Brazil? with cane-like, arched, leafy stems carrying oblong to oblong-oblanceolate, acute to sub-obtuse, more or less recurved apically leaves that blooms on a terminal, branched, basally enveloped by up to to 3 spathes, branches to 6" [15 cm] long, rather densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts

Synonyms Epidendrum nutans var. dipus (Lindl.) Lindl. 1853

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 9 513 - 576 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1977 photo fide; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, etal 2012 drawing fide;