Epidendrum linearidiforme Hágsater & L.Sánchez 1999 GROUP Difforme Photo by © Gerard Guillot and his Orchidees de Guyane Orchid Photo Website

Full Shade HotWinter

Common Name The Linear Leafed Difforme Group Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in French Guiana and Surinam near the coast at lower elevations as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with simple, reed-like, terete, flexuose stems carrying 2 to 3, ascending, linear-lanceolate, bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the winter on an apical, sessile, single flowered inflorescence with a floral bract that is much shorter than the ovary and carrying resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceae 3 plate 346 Hagasater & Dodson 1999 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1393 Hasater & Salazar 2010 see recognition section; Orchids of French Guiana Szlachetko, Veyret, etal 2012 drawing/photo fide;