Epidendrum vesicatum Lindl. 1838 Photo by Eric Hunt and his Orchid Species Photo Website

Another Color Form Photo courtesy of Dale and Deni Borders.

Plant and Flowers Photo courtesy of Dalton Holland Baptista and

Flower Closeup Photo courtesy of Luiz Filipe Varella.

Plant Photo courtesy of Danny Lentz plant grown by the Atlanta Botanical Garden

Common Name The Bladder Epidendrum?

Flower Size 3/4" [.6 cm]

A pendant growing epiphyte that likes hot humid conditions and is found in Espiritu Santo state of Brazil as a miniature to small sized epiphyte with an ancipitous stem enveloped completely by alternate, imbricating sheaths and carrying longly oblong, acute, equitant, articulate to the leaf base leaves that blooms on a terminal, arcuate to pendant, several flowered inflorescence arising through a spathe and often hgidden within the leaves.

Synonyms Epidendrum vesicatum var. roseum Barb.Rodr. 1882

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen #1 1-4 tafel 1&2 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 photo fide; Die Orchideen #9 33-36 tafel 9 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 photo fide; Orchid Digest Vol 71 No 1 2007 photo; Orchidees Du Bresil As Orchideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 drawing/photo fide;

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