Epidendrum rigidum

Epidendrum rigidum - Plant photo by Richard LindbergThe genus Epidendrum (Epi) contains 1000 known species through out tropical Americas and the Caribbean. Extremely varied.

Epidendrum rigidum grows in Florida and extends south through Central America and all along the eastern side of South America in a wide variety of tropical, low altitude conditions. It is cool to hot growing and blooms spring and fall.

This plant is potted in pea gravel in a 2-inch plastic pot. There are two keikis attached to a single stem and it stands 3 inches above the pot.

03/22/2011 - Added to collection.

TRIBE: Epidendreae     SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae