Epidendrum neoporpax

Epidendrum neoporpax

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. neoporpax
Binomial name
Epidendrum neoporpax
Ames 1934

Epidendrum neoporpax is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms the fall with a single 3 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in Cuba and Dominican Republic


Plants grow in intermediate to 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 New Porpax Epidendrum


  1. Auliza vestita Acuña 1939
  2. Epidendrum porpax Rchb.f 1865
  3. Epidendrum porpax var. domingensis Cogn. 1912
  4. Epidendrum vestitum Ames 1923

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