Epidendrum thiagoi Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2010 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Thiago's Epidendrum [Brazilian Orchid Botanist current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Planalto of Brazil in the states of Goias, Distrito Federal and Minas Gerais at elevations of 800 to 1100 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, somewhat laterally compressed towards the apex, slightly flexuous stems carrying 4 to 7, all along the stem, lanceolate-elliptic, coriaceous, spreading, smooth, green, retuse to asymetrically bilobed, minutely aristate, margin entire leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, peduncle short, inconspicuous, sub-umbellate, simultaneously 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate, green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1393 Hagsater & Sanchez 2010 drawing fide;