Epistephium laxiflorum Barb.Rodr. 1877 Drawing by Alfred Cogniaux and Wikimedia Commons

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Common Name The Lax Flowered Epipstephium

Flower Size 1.5" [3.75 cm]

Found in Brazil as a large sized, terrestrial orchid with a sinuous stem carrying elliptic, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, successively few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 drawing good; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 photo fide