Epidendrum haenkeanum C.Presl 1827 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Amplexicaule Photo by © LÁZARO SANTA CRUZ CERVERA and his Plantas de Pulan Website

Part Shade Cold Summer

Common Name or Meaning Haenke's Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Peru in cloud forests at elevations around 2500 to 2900 meters as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial or subterrestrial to epiphytic, with simple or branched, suberect to divaricate branches, carrying widely spreading, subcoriaceous, loosely distichous, oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, narrowing to an acute to acuminate, sometimes apiculate, coriaceous, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, loosely to laxly paniculate, few divaricate branched, to 7.6" [19 cm] long, loosely few to many flowered inflorescence arising through a small inconspicuous spathe. .

CAUTION I have no way of personally verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Epidendrum juninense Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 9: 87 Schlechter 1922 as E juninense; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 466 Schlechter 1929 as E juninense drawing ok; Orchids of Peru Vol 2 Fieldiana Schweinfurth 1959; Machu Picchu Orchids Christenson 2003;