Epidendrum parahybunense Barb.Rodr. 1881 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum Photo by Dalton Holland Baptista and Orchidstudium

Full shade Cool LATERSummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Parahybu Epidendrum [A river in Parahybu Province Brazil]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Minas Gerais and Rio de Janiero states of Brazil on mountain ridges at elevations around 1500 meters as a small to just medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with a very woody, brownish, jointed, cane-like stem carrying 2 apical, dark green, deeply keeled, lanceolate, deciduous leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a short, terminal, fasciculate, 7 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of the High Mountain Atlantic Rainforest in SE Brazil Warren & Miller 1994