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Epidendrum

This is a discussion on Epidendrum within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Another species in need of a name. I will assume that this is an Epidendrum ...

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    Another species in need of a name. I will assume that this is an Epidendrum but may not be. I collected this in the high Jungle of Peru. It blooms this time of the year, terminally on newly matured growths. The flowers are tiny with the spike being about 5 cm.

    Any help or direction with ID would be greatly appreciated. I am going to send a link of this thread to a friend in Peru to see if he may be familiar with it.








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    It looks like it is growing very well. I looked in OrchidWiz and found three possibilities for you to consider: Could it be Epidendrum armeniacum or Epidendrum ferrugineum or Epidendrum purum? Good luck.

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    Thanks BD...I will check those species to compare them. I appreciate the help!....thank you!

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    No worries. I hope it works out.

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