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Epidendrum capricornu

Epidendrum capricornu.jpg

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. capricornu
Alliance:
Binomial name
Epidendrum capricornu
Kraenzl. 1916


Epidendrum capricornu is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the fall with many flowers.

Distribution[]

Plant is found growing in Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 1400 to 1800 meters

Culture[]

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

Variants[]

Image Name Description
Epi capricornu.jpg Epidendrum capricornu variant Sepals and petals are orange and lip is white.

Naming[]

Common Names: The Goat-Horned Epidendrum

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