Epidendrum jessupiorum Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Nanum Photos by © Eric Hunt and His Orchid Website

Part shade Cool Spring

Common Name The Jessup's Epidendrum [American Orchid Enthusiasts current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador on the eastern slopes of the Andes at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with laterally compressed stems enveloped by imbricating, foliaceous sheaths and carrying articulate, lanceolate, acute, succulent leaves that blooms in the spring on an apical, sessile, single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 448 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;