Epidendrum viviparum

Epidendrum viviparum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. viviparum
Binomial name
Epidendrum viviparum
Lindley 1841

Epidendrum viviparum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with three to five 6.5 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and the Guianas at elevations of 190 to 450 meters


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


Common Names: The Bearing Live Young Epidendrum


  1. Coilostylis vivipara [Lindl] Withner & Harding 2004

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