Epidendrum solomonii Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2004 GROUP Difforme Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Partial shade Warm Cool Summer

Common Name Solomon's Epidendrum [American director of Missouri Botanical Garden and collector of the type species]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in western Bolivia near the Peruvian border in moist forests at elevations of 500 to 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, ancipitous slightly flexuous stems carrying 2 to 5, all along the stem, unequal in size, smaller below, coriaceous, elliptic, retuse, leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, without a spathe, on a mature stem, occuring only once, sub-sessile, peduncle vewry short, simultaneously 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupoinate, pale green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 788 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing fide