Epidendrum kockii Hágsater & Dodson 1999 GROUP Kockii Photo by © Erica Moron de Abad

Plant and Flowers Photo by © The Orchids Peruflora Website

Common Name Kock's Epidendrum [Canadian Nurseryman Current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador and Peru? without elevational data as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with fleshy, laterally compressed, short stems completely enveloped by 2 imbricating sheaths and carrying 2, fleshy-succulent, elliptic, green, margins and undersides tinged with purple leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, on a mature stem, occuring only once, peduncle erect, laterally compressed, 1.4" [3.5 cm] long, simultaneously 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 343 Hagsater 1999 drawing fide;