Epidendrum coryophorum - Helmet-Carrying Epidendrum

Epidendrum coryophorum

Common Name: Helmet-Carrying Epidendrum

Native to: Columbia, Ecuador. Epidendrum coryophorum grows in wet mountain forests between 1400 and 3800 meters in elevation where it is found growing on trees.

Plant Size: Medium. The plants have medium-height stems with many leaves.

Flower Size: 0.5 inches (1.5 cm)

Flower Description: Many flowers bloom on a branched flower stem that grows to 10 inches (25 cm) in length. Flowers open over a long period of time.

Bloom Season: Late Fall

Growing Temperature: Cool

Additional Information: Epidendrum coryophorum blooms over a long period of time in the late fall. Grow in cool, humid conditions either mounted on cork bark or in a pot with a coarse, open media. Provide even moisture and fertilizer throughout the year.

Synonyms: Epidendrum bulbophylloides, Epidendrum corymbosum, Epidendrum linearilingue, Stenoglossum coriophorum, Stenoglossum corynephorum, Stenoglossum coryophorum, Stenoglossum subulatum

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