Epidendrum hololeucum Barb.Rodr.1881 GROUP Alberti SUBGROUP Alberti

Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Deep Shade Hot WarmFall

Common Name The Completely White Epidendrum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo states of Brazil at elevations of 200 to 600 meters as a small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with dark green, erect stems carrying 3 to 5 alternate, lanceolate, dark green, papery, lightly keeled leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, short, racemose, 1 to several flowered inflorescence arising on both leafless and leafy canes.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; The Organ Mountain Range Its History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller & Seehawer 2008 drawing fide/photo good; Pers Comm Eric Hagsater 5/2020