Epidendrum fulfordianum Pupulin & Karremans 2010 GROUP Difforme

Photo by Karremans and The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Hot Winter THROUGH LATE Spring

Common Name or Meaning Fulford's Epidendrum [American AOS Judge in Florida current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Caribbean coastal Costa Rica at elevations near sea level as a miniature to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, cylindrical stems carrying 3 to 6, all along stem, subcoriaceous, narrowly elliptic, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, ocuring only once, sessile, subumbellate, short, simultaneously 8 to 9 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Selbyana 30(2): 195 Pupulin & Karremans 2010 photo/drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #8 2017 photo fide;