Epidendrum hajekii R.Vásquez & Dodson 1999 GROUP Jatunsachanum Type Drawing by © Vásquez & Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Part sun Cold LATERFall

Common Name Hajek's Epidendrum [Peruvian Orchid Enthusiast]

Flower Size .8" [2cm]

Found in Bolivia on the eastern side of the Andes in cloud forests at elevations around 2800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, suberect stems with the base enveloped by sheaths and carrying, scarious, dark purple spotted, articulate, linear-lanceolate, grass-like, acuminate leaves that blooms in the later fall on an apical, suberect, racemose, subcomplanate, few flowered inflorescence arising through 1 to 2 spathes with conduplicate, distichous, attenuate, acute bracts, triangular floral bracts and carrying flowers with reflexed sepals and petals


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Soc. Boliv. Bot. 2: 147 1999 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 9 plate 945 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007 drawing fide;