Epidendrum warrasii Pabst 1971 GROUP Cristatum SUBGROUP Cristatum

TYPE Photo by J A Fowlie

Another Flower?

Photo by Patricia Harding

Part shade Cool Spring toSummer

Common Name or Meaning Warras' Epidendrum [Brazilian Original Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais state of Brazil at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters as a giant sized, cool growing terrestrial or lithophyte with a cane-like stem carrying many distichous, conduplicate, linear-lanceolate, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, arching, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchid Digest Vol 36 No 5 1972 photo fide to 1st photo; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005 as Epi warasii drawing/photo fide