Epidendrum martianum Lindl. 1840 Photo by Marcos Dinali Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Common Name The Marti? Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bahia, Minas Gerias, Espirito Santo, and Sao Paulo states of Brazil at elevations of 500 to 1400 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, canelike, cylindrical, slightly compressed towards the apex stems carrying alternate, narrowly lanceolate, very obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, shorter than the leaves, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Epidendrum setiferum Lindl. 1840

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 photo fide

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