Epidendrum compressum - Compressed Epidendrum

Epidendrum compressum

Common Name: Compressed Epidendrum

Native to: Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Trinidad. Epidendrum compressum grows on trees in wet mountainous forests. It's habitat ranges from 110 meters to 1700 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Small. Compact plants of Epidendrum compressum have fleshy stems with up to four leaves.

Flower Size: 0.25 inches (1 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers of Epidendrum compressum are small and bloom on an arching flower stem that grows up to 16 inches (40 cm) long.

Bloom Season: Winter to Early Spring

Growing Temperature: Warm

Additional Information: Grow Epidendrum compressum mounted on cork or tree fern or in a pot with coarse open media. Provide warmth, humidity, and constant moisture and nutrition throughout the year. The species was first described to the scientific community in 1864.

Synonyms: Epidendrum guentherianum, Epidendrum laxum, Epidendrum macrothyrsis, Epidendrum yatapuense, Minicolumna laxa, Minicolumna yatapuensis

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