Epidendrum waiandtii V.P.Castro 2006 GROUP Mutelianum

TYPE Drawing by V P Castro

Common Name Waiandt's Epidendrum [Brazilian Collector of the type current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Espirito Santo state of Brazil in rain forests at elevations of 500 to 800 meters as a caespitose, miniature sized,warm growing epiphyte with slightly conic, short, 3 internoded pseudobulbs carrying a single, apical, elliptic, smooth, acute leaves that blooms in the Brazilian winter on a terminal, pendent, racemose, longer than the leaf, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with small, triangular floral bracts and caryring brown flowers with the tepals and lip dark brown and a green calli with a pink apex.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Brasilienses Plate 145 V P Castro 2006 drawing fide; Orchidees Du Bresil Vol 3 Chiron and Bolsanello 2013 drawing fide;