Epidendrum citrosmum - Lemon-Scented Epidendrum

Epidendrum citrosmum

Common Name: Lemon-Scented Epidendrum

Native to: Mexico. Epidendrum citrosmum grows on trees in tropical deciduous forests that border the Pacific Coast.

Plant Size: Small. The stems are cane-like and have many leaves.

Flower Size: 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers smell like lemon. The flower color of Epidendrum citrosmum is bright green and few to many flowers bloom at once on a terminal flower stem.

Bloom Season: Winter to Spring.

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Epidendrum citrosmum is another small, reed-stem species from southern Mexico. The fragrance and attractive green flowers make this plant an interesting specimen for your collection. The scent smells more like the crushed foliage of a lemon tree rather than the scent of the fruit.

Synonyms: None.

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