Epidendrum queirozianum Campacci & J.B.F.Silva 2010 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum

Photos by © Queiroz Costa Courtesy of Marcos Campacci and Coletanea de Orquídeas Brasileiras

Another Flower

Plant and Flower in situ Fr Guiana

Photos by © La Chaussette Rouge Orchidees Website

Part shade Hot LATE Fall

Common Name Queiroz's Epidendrum [Brazilian Discover of the type]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Para' state of Brazil in Amazon forests at elevations around 10 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot growing, pendent epiphyte with pendent, branching, overlapping stems carrying alternate, subcoriaceous, elliptic, basally larger, gradually decreasing in size above, ovate-elliptic, obtuse leaves that blooms in the late fall on a terminal, a short, acute spathe, pendent, slender, short, peduncle twisted, short, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence carrying dull ochre green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Coletanea de Orquídeas Brasileiras 8: 282 Campacci & J.B.F.Silva 2010 drawing/photo fide