Epidendrum armeniacum

Epidendrum armeniacum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. armeniacum
Binomial name
Epidendrum armeniacum
Lindl. 1836

Epidendrum armeniacum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms in late spring with many 2 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the wet montane forest of Ecuador, Peru, Brazil and Bolivia at elevations of 450 to 1600 meters


Plants grow in warm conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light.


Common Names: The Orange Epidendrum


  1. Amblostoma armeniacum (Lindl.) Brieger ex Pabst 1977
  2. Epidendrum macrostachya Poepp. & Endl. 1838

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