Epidendrum obergii A.D.Hawkes 1957 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum

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Drawing by © Eric Hagsater


Common Name Oberg’s Epidendrum [?]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southeastern and southern Brazil at elevations around 800 meters near streams in transitional forests as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a cylindrical stem carrying about 4, apical, lanceolate, acute, papiraceous, shortly base leaves that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on a terminal, without a spathe, slightly pendulous, 4.4 to 5.2" [11 to 13 cm] long, rachis winged, few to 8 flowered inflorescence with linear, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Epidendrum macrogastrium Kraenzl. 1911

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; Orchidees Du Bresil Vol 3 Chiron and Bolsanello 2013 drawing fide;