Epidendrum chogoncolonchense - Cordillera Chogon-Colonche Epidendrum

Epidendrum chogoncolonchense

Common Name: Cordillera Chogon-Colonche Epidendrum

Native to: Ecuador. Epidendrum chogoncolonchense grows on trees at low elevation (200 meters).

Plant Size: Small. This is a miniature reed-stemmed species that has compressed, fleshy leaves and stems.

Flower Size: 1.25 inches (3 cm)

Flower Description: The flowers are produced in pairs on a short terminal inflorescence. Flowers are fragrant.

Bloom Season: Blooms anytime of the year.

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Epidendrum chogoncolonchense is named for the Cordillera Chogon-Colonche mountain range in western Ecuador. Grow mounted on cork or tree fern and provide a warm, humid environment. This species is closely related to Epidendrum difforme and Epidendrum romanii.

Synonyms: None.

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