Epidendrum bracteolatum

Epidendrum bracteolatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. bracteolatum
Binomial name
Epidendrum bracteolatum
C. Presl 1827

Epidendrum bracteolatum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms from fall through spring with several 3 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant during the nighttime.


Plant is found growing in the dry forest of Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 30 to 300 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 Small Bracted Epidendrum


  1. Epidendrum collare Lindl. 1843
  2. Epidendrum leucopyramis F. Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899

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