Epidendrum sanchezii E.M.Pessoa & L.P.Félix 2014 GROUP Difforme

TYPE Drawing by © E.M.Pessoa & L.P.Félix and The The Research Gate Website


Common Name Sanchez's Epidendrum [Mexican Specialist in the Difforme group Current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Ceará and Pernambuco states of Brazil at elevations around 750 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, simple, basally branching, canelike terete stems carrying 6, all along the apical half of the stem, linear-oblong to oblong-lancelate, slightly laterally compressed, apically slightly emarginate, margin entire leaves that blooms in the spring through fall on a terminal, sessile, subcorymbose, simultaneously 1 to 3 flowered inflorescence with ovate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pale greenish flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

* Brittonia 66: 348 E.M.Pessoa & L.P.Félix 2014