Epidendrum dixorum

Epidendrum dixorum

Native to: Mexico south to Guatemala. Epidendrum dixorum grows in mountainous forests around 2100 meters in elevation were it grows on trees.

Plant Size: Small. Epidendrum dixorum has short, reed-like stems that are fleshy and somewhat flexible. Several leaves grow on the upper third of the stem.

Flower Size: 1.5 inches (3 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers are greenish-white and somewhat translucent. A few blooms are produced on a short flower stem that forms at the tip of the growth. Fragrant at night but the fragrance is not pleasant.

Bloom Season: Anytime of the year.

Growing Temperature: Cool

Additional Information: Epidendrum dixorum is named after Mr. and Mrs. Dix who were the original collectors of the species in the late 20th century. It is closely related to Epidendrum difforme. Grow mounted on cork or tree fern. This compact species needs cool, humid growing conditions.

Synonyms: Epidendrum difforme

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