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Epidendrum orchid

Epidendrum fimbriatum

Description:

tiny orchid, speckled pink and white, see fourth photo for scale, last photo I'm tapping the open seed pod and the seeds are scattering with the wind

Habitat:

tropical rainforest, amazon

Notes:

I spotted a few of these growing near the base of large rocks at Canalendres. I had to look close to see that is was actually an orchid. It's the showiest small orchid I've seen.

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20 Comments

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Tiny beauty!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Mark. I've recently joined an Orchid group on FB and got the ID there, so I'm hoping I can get more ID's for my unknown orchids in the future.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Amazing Dan.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Gerardo, Kathleen, Leanne and wachmmadm. I'm happy that I was able to get an ID for this. I don't have any photos in vertical position. It was tough enough getting these photos. That is a very cool Bulbo in the link, never seen one like that.

wachmmadm
wachmmadm 10 years ago

Did you capture it in vertical position?

This is out of topic but i think also interesting small orchid http://florzinha-de-estufa.blogspot.com/...

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 10 years ago

What a tiny darling :)

KathleenMcEachern
KathleenMcEachern 10 years ago

Beautiful!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 10 years ago

Great series :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Yes, Jonathan, that was my bad not adding that pic. I've added it now. What do you think of maybe Epidendrum fimbriatum?

Jonathan Sequeira
Jonathan Sequeira 10 years ago

Hi, Dan, Do you have a pic of the leaves? check for Dichaea...

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Daniel and Rieko.

RiekoS
RiekoS 10 years ago

How tiny is that!

Daniel Rowson
Daniel Rowson 10 years ago

This is wonderful!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks Jolly, drP and Debbie. It is quite an attractive tiny flower.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 10 years ago

Amazing how tiny it is Dan!

drP
drP 10 years ago

Wow. What a lovely, tiny orchid!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 10 years ago

Very beautiful little orchid.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks christine.

christineg2071
christineg2071 10 years ago

Beautiful!!!!

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Putumayo, Colombia

Spotted on Jan 7, 2013
Submitted on Jun 2, 2013

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