Epidendrum oldemanii Christenson 1994 Difforme Group Drawing by Bobby Angel

Fragrant Partial sun Hot LATERSpring

Common Name or Meaning Oldeman's Epidendrum {Dutch Botanist and Director and founder of the Herbarium of Cayenne at the Institut de Recherche]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in French Guiana in the aAtlantic lowlands forest canopy at elevations of 200 to 350 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with a simple, cane-like, strongly laterally compressed, flexuous stem carrying 3 to 5, along the apical 2/3rds of the stem, narrowly elliptic to ovate-elliptic, bilobed apically, margin entire, spreading, coriaceous, light green leaves that blooms in the later spring on an apical, arising on a mature pseudobulb, peduncle inconspicuous, subumbellate, subsessile, simultaenosuly 2 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate, fragrant yellow green flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI

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