Epidendrum pessoae Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2013 GROUP Difforme

TYPE Drawing by © R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Pessoa’s Epidendrum [Brazilian PHD Botanist Currently reviewing Campylocentrum current]

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in northeastern Brazil in the state of Alagoas in the Mata Atlantica at elevations around 522 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, basally terete, somwhat laterally compressed above, slightly flexuous above stems carrying 2 to 4 all along the stem, narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, apex retuse to asymmetrically bilobed, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, without a spathe, subcorymbose, sessile, simultaneously 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate, greenish sweeetly fragrant flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1473 Hagsater & Santiago 2013 drawing fide;