Epidendrum peperomioides Schltr. 1921 GROUP Piperinum

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Peperomia-Like Epidendrum [Similar to plants in the Piperaceae]

Flower Size

Found in Imambura province of Ecuador on the eastern side of the Cordillera Escalera? as a miniature sized epiphyte with a branching, probably hanging, densely leafy stem carrying somewhat fleshy, elliptic to ovate, obtuse, basally rounded leaves that blooms on a terminal, sessile, provided with 2 basal, small bracts, single flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8: 79 Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 57: 354 Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide;