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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 7 years ago

Thanks Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Tiny beauty!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 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 8 years ago

Amazing Dan.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 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 8 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 8 years ago

What a tiny darling :)

Beautiful!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Great series :)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 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?

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

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks Daniel and Rieko.

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

How tiny is that!

Daniel Rowson
Daniel Rowson 8 years ago

This is wonderful!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

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

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

Amazing how tiny it is Dan!

drP
drP 8 years ago

Wow. What a lovely, tiny orchid!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 8 years ago

Very beautiful little orchid.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 8 years ago

Thanks christine.

christineg2071
christineg2071 8 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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