Figuras 19-20. Epidendrum saximontanum Pabst (Stancik 32). 19. Caule com folhas e inflorescência. 20. Peças florais. Figuras 21-23: Peças florais das espécies de Epidendrum no Paraná

Epidendrum saximontanum Pabst 1967 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Repens

Drawing by Stanik and Goldenberg and The Research Gate Website

Common Name The Montane Rock Loving Epidendrum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Parana states of Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool, pendent growing epiphyte with branching, laterally compressed stems carrying, distichous, coriaceous, elliptic, recurved, conduplicate, acute to rounded apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a .28 to .4" [.7 to 1 cm] long, racemose, terminal, erect, peduncle enveloped by 2 bracts, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence with membraneous, ovate, enveloping the pedicel and part of the flower floral bracts.


ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; The Organ Mountain Range Its History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller & Seehawer 2008 as E rodrigueesii drawing/Photo fide; Acta Botanica Brasilica September 2009 "O Genero Epidendrum L [Orchidaceae] no Estado do Parana, Brasil