Epidendrum martianum Lindl. 1840

Photo by Marcos Dinali Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name The Marti? Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bahia, Minas Gerias, Espirito Santo, and Sao Paulo states of Brazil at elevations of 500 to 1400 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, canelike, cylindrical, slightly compressed towards the apex stems carrying alternate, narrowly lanceolate, very obtuse leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, shorter than the leaves, 8 to 16" [20 to 40 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Epidendrum setiferum Lindl. 1840

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 as E setiferum drawing ok; Orquideas Da Chapada Diamantina Brito & Cribb 2005 photo /drawing fide; The Organ Mountain Range Its History and its Orchids Miller, Warren, Miller & Seehawer 2008 as E setiferum drawing/photo fide; Orchidees du Bresil As Orquideas da Serra Do Castello Vol 3 Chiron & Bolsanello 2013 photo fide