Epidendrum ferreyrae Hágsater & Ric.Fernández 2007 GROUP Ferreyae TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Cold Fall

Common Name or Meaning Ferreyra Epidendrum [Sr Ramon Ferreyra Huerta Director USM Herbaria early 2000's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Peru in wet cloud forests at elevations around 3400 meters as large sized, cold growing epiphyte with simple, canelike, terete, thick stems carrying several, all along the apical 2/3's of the stem, distichous, spreading, somewhat recurved, coriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, acute, dark green above, reddish beneath leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal and or lateral, paniculate, nutant, heavy, terete, [34 cm] long including the 2" [5 cm] long, peduncle, densely, simultaneously to 70 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, linear-triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying greenish flowers that are strongly tinged with purple.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 936 Hagsater & Fernandez 2007 drawing fide