Epidendrum unifoliatum Schltr.1921 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Partial shade

Common Name The Single Leaf Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Loreto Peru as a mini-miniature to minature sized epiphyte without elevational data with close set, terete stems with 2, obtuse, clasping bracts and carrying a single, apical, erect-spreading to sub-spreading, elliptic-oblong, sub-acute, fleshy leaves that blooms on a terminal, shortly pedunculate, sub-umbelliform, densely 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence arising through a clasping, obtuse spathe with much shorter than the ovarym ovate, obtuse, erect-spreading floral bracts and carrying fleshy, glabrous flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 9: 95 Peru Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren -Atlas 57:478 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orchids of Peru Vol 2 Schweinfurth 1959