Epidendrum kanehirae Hágsater 2001 GROUP Coronatum Drawing by Lopez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade Warm Cool EARLY Summer

Common Name Kanehira’s Epidendrum [Japanese Collector in Peru 1900’s]

Flower Size 1.2” [3 cm]

Found in Huanuco Peru along the upper Rio Huallaga in between the Cordillera Oriental and the Cordillera Azul at elevations around 1000 meters as a just large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, laterally compressed, straight stems carrying 5 or more, all along the upper half of the stem, coriaceous, oblong-elliptic, retuse leaves that blooms in the early summer on a terminal, paniculate, arching, peduncle somewhat compressed, with an ovate, acuminate bract, densely, simultaneously about 100 flowered inflorescence with as long as the ovary, triangular-ovate, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 450 Hagsater 2001 drawing fide