Epidendrum silvanum V.P.Castro & Chiron 2003 GROUP Loefgrenii

Photo by Charles Bringer and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower

Plant and Flower

Photos by Vitorino P. Castro Neto and The Richardiana Website

Common Name The Forest Loving Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Bahia state of Brazil.

Epidendrum silvanum is part of the GROUP Loefgrenii characterized by the sympodial, caespitose plants blooming on a terminal, subumbelliform inflorescence subtended by prominent, wide, truncate, spathaceous bracts and has an ovary with an inflated nectary that forms a vesicle.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 4: 36 V.P.Castro & Chiron 2003 drawing/photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses Plate 145 V P Castro 2006 drawing fide;