Epidendrum pseudepidendrum


Epidendrum group

Epidendrum (ep-ih-DEN-drum)

These are some of the easiest orchids. Some kinds can bloom continuously for years. They come in reds, yellows, oranges, whites, pinks, greens, purples, and whites.

Additional Epidendrum Images

Epidendrums (like most orchids) are epiphytes, which means they derive moisture and nutrients from the air and rain and usually grow on another plant, but they are not parasitic and do not harm the plant. This is an Epidendrum growing on a tree branch in Costa Rica.

Epidendrum growing on a tree