Epidendrum berkeleyi (Rolfe) Baptista 2005 GROUP Lanium Photo courtesy of Patricia Harding

Part ShadeWarmCoolFall Winter

Common Name Berkley's Epidendrum [English Orchid Grower, first to Bloom 1800's]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais Brazil at elevations around 1000 meters as a minature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with an ovoid to fusiform pseudobulb carrying 2 apical, oblong-elliptic, obtuse leaves and blooms in the fall and winter on a terminal, 3" [7.5 cm] long, finely pubescent, few to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms *Lanium berkeleyi Rolfe 1894

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915; Encyclopedia of Cultivated Orchids Hawkes 1965 as Lanium berkleyi; Cattleyas and Their Relatives Withner Vol 3 1990 as Lanium berkleyi; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005 as Lanium berkleyi; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 Drawing/photo fide

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