Epidendrum eduardoperezii Hágsater et E.Santiago 2013 GROUP Magnoliae SUBGROUP Propinquum

Plant and InflorescencePhotos by © Eduardo Perez

Partial shadeCool Fall

Common Name or Meaning Eduardo Perez's Epidendrum [original collector of species]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Oaxaca state of Mexico at elevations around 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with an ascending to diffuse, terete, branched, cane-like, thin, straight stems carrying 2 to 3, towards the apex, articulate, distichous, subcoriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, occuring only once, racemose, arcuate-nutant, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long including the laterally compressed, straight, [1.6 to 2.6 cm] long peduncle, rachis zig-zag, subspherical, simultaneously 7 to 8 flowered inflorescence with prominent, almost as long as the ovary, narrowly triangular, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1426 Hagsater 2013 drawing fide

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