Epidendrum floridense Hágsater 1993 GROUP Difforme Photo by © Lizette Morejón


Common Name The Florida Epidenrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Florida USA and Cuba at elevations of sea-level to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with simple, terete, flexuous stems carrying 4 to 10, narrowly elliptic, bilobed apically, subcoriaceous, bright green leaves that blooms in the late summer to early fall on a terminal, occuring only once, sub-umbellate, shortly pedunculate inflorescence carrying 4 to 14, simultaneously opening, resupinate flowers

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 133 Hagsater 1993 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014