Epidendrum carchiense - Carchi Epidendrum

Epidendrum carchiense

Common Name: Carchi Epidendrum

Native to: Columbia and Ecuador. Epidendrum carchiense grows on trees between 1300 and 2800 meters in elevation in wet mountain forests.

Plant Size: Medium. The stems are jointed, reed-like stems with many leaves and swollen internode segments.

Flower Size: 0.75 inches (2 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers bloom all at the same time and develop from the top of a mature pseudobulb. The flower stem is short.

Bloom Season: Fall

Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm

Additional Information: Epidendrum carchiense is named after an Ecuadoran state that is near the border with Columbia where the species is locally common. Grow mounted on cork or tree fern or in a slatted basket or well-drained pot with coarse growing media.

Synonyms: None

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