Epidendrum wallisii

Epidendrum wallisii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. wallisii
Binomial name
Epidendrum wallisii
Rchb. f. 1875

Epidendrum wallisii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms from fall to winter with several 3.75 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing on tree trunks and branches in Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 500 to 2100 meters


Plants grow in cool to intermediate conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter.


Epidendrum wallisii1 Epidendrum wallisii variety Sepals and petals are yellow. Lip is white with pink streaks.
Epidendrum wallisii2 Epidendrum wallisii variety Sepals and petals are yellow. Lip is white with a pink patch.


Common Names: Wallis' Epidendrum


  1. Oerstedella wallisii (Rchb. f.) Hágsater 1981

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