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 rsupinate, green tinged with pale maroon flowers with the lip white tinged with violet, the column white with the apex having violet spots and 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;