Epidendrum geminatum Schltr. 1921 GROUP Nanodes

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool Cold

Common Name or Meaning The Twin Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Pichincha province of Ecuador in inter Andean valleys as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with fasciculate, simple, densely leafy stems carrying spreading to sub-spreading, obliquely lanceolate, sub-acute, fleshy leaves that blooms on a terminal, sessile, arising through a compressed, apiculate spathe, 2 flowered inflorescence with small floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8: 73 Ecuador Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 343 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide;