Figuras 19-20. Epidendrum saximontanum Pabst (Stancik 32). 19. Caule com folhas e inflorescência. 20. Peças florais. Figuras 21-23: Peças florais das espécies de Epidendrum no Paraná. 21. Epidendrum secundum Jacq. (Stancik 12). 22. Epidendrum strobiliferum Rchb. f. (Leinig 170). 23. Epidendrum vesicatum Lindl. (Hatschbach 11068)

Epidendrum saximontanum Pabst 1967 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Repens

Drawing by Stanik and Goldenberg and The Research Gate Website

Common Name The Montane Rock Loving Epidendrum

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Sao Paulo and Parana states of Brazil as a miniature sized, warm to cool, pendent growing epiphyte with branching, laterally compressed stems carrying, distichous, coriaceous, elliptic, recurved, conduplicate, acute to rounded apcially leaves that blooms in the spring on a .28 to .4" [.7 to 1 cm] long, racemose, terminal, erect, peduncel enveloped by 2 bracts, 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence with membraneous, ovate, enveloping the pedicel and part of the flower

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Acta Botanica Brasilica September 2009 "O Genero Epidendrum L [Orchidaceae] no Estado do Parana, Brasil

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