Epidendrum flammeum E.M.Pessoa & M.Alves 2012

Photo by © Maurício Periquito and The ASSOPE Website

Part Sun Winter

Common Name The Flaming Epidendrum [refers to the flowers color]

Flower Size

Found in Alagoas, Paraíba and Pernambuco states of Brazil as a rupicolus terrestrial with canelike, erect, terete, straight stems carrying 5 to 11, all along the stem, conduplicate, oblong to elliptic, obtuse leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, racemose, peduncle [1.4 to 7.7 cm] long, rachis [3 to 4 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence and carrying non resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Edlley Pessoa; Marccus Alves . Orchidaceae em afloramentos rochosos do estado de Pernambuco, Brasil. Rodriguésia vol.65 no.3 Rio de Janeiro July/Sept. 2014