Epidendrum fujimorianum D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998GROUP GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum Photo by © Erica Morón

Drawing Drawing © by Jimenez and The Herbario AMO Publications Website

Common Name or Meaning Fujimori's Epidendrum [Former President of Peru late 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 2400 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte on the Amazon slope of the Andes in wet montane cloud forests with simple, cane-like, terete, thin, arising from the middle of the previous stem and carrying 3 to 4, towards the apex of the stem, oblong-elliptic, acute, entire margin leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a terminal, racemose, occuring only once, somewhat laxly, simultaneously few to several flowered inflorescence with floral bracts that cover only half of the ovary and carry non-fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 459 Bennett & Christenson 1998 wrong drawing see next; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 834 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 drawing fide