Epidendrum lindbergii Rchb.f. 1881 GROUP Viridipurpureum Photo by Eric Hagsater

Part Shade Cool Cold LATE Summer

Common Name Lindberg's Epidendrum [German Collector in Brazil mid 1800's]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil in wet montane forests as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, canelike, terete, erect, robust stems carrying 89, alternate, articulate, subcoriaceous, narrowly elliptic, margin entire, acute, preading leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, racemose to paniculate, slightly arching, peduncle, thin straight, very short nearly totally hidden by the spathe, the rachis, 2 to 7.6" [5 to 19 cm] long, thin, straight, 2.8 to 8.4" [7 to 21 cm] long, 3 to 6 branched, each branch 2.8 to 4.8" [7 to 12 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence nearly as long to slightly longer than the apical leaf, with much shorter than the ovary, narrowly triangular, long-oblanceolate-obovate, obtuse floral bracts .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1450 hagsater & Sanchez 2013 drawing/photo fide;