Epistephium speciosum Barb. Rodr. 1881

Plant in situ Brzil Photos by Mauro Peixoto Copyrighted and his Brazilian Plants Website


Common Name The Outstanding Epistephium

Flower Size 3 1/4" [8 cm]

Found In Minas Gerais Brazil near Caete as a large sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with a brittle rhizome, a robust stem carrying well spaced, ovate, obtuse basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, few to several, successively flowered inflorescence.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII II Hoehne 1945 drawing ok;