Epidendrum brachycorymbosum - Short Corymb Epidendrum

Epidendrum brachycorymbosum

Common Name: Short Corymb Epidendrum

Native to: Ecuador. Epidendrum brachycorymbosum is native to the Andes mountains where it is found growing as a terrestrial plant on east-facing slopes between 1500 and 1650 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Medium. The smallish plants have fleshy cane-like stems that and covered with about nine leaves which are concentrated on the upper two-thirds of the stem.

Flower Size: Small. 0.5 inches (1.5 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers of Epidendrum brachycorymbosum are produced on a short terminal inflorescence and produce up to 30 flowers. No fragrance.

Bloom Season: Winter to Summer

Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm

Additional Information: This species was recently described in the early part of the 21 st century. Grow in a well-drained pot with fresh terrestrial orchid mix and keep evenly moist but not soggy. Epidendrum brachycorymbosum can be satisfactorily grown with Cattleya orchids.

Synonyms: None

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