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The Spur-Like Gland Epidendrum Orchid (Epidendrum centropetalum) is a flowering, bulbous, hybrid plant in the Orchidaceae family of orchids. 

It is native to Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.

It grows to about 60 centimetres (24 inches) tall and 30 centimetres (12 inches) wide.

It is a small to medium-sized Orchid with delicate stems that produce plantlets up and down the stem. The pink-purple flowers with a white centre are about 2 centimetres (less than an inch) in diameter.

It blooms from late winter onwards and lasts up to 2 months. 

Photographed at the Orchid Exhibition, Paris Botanical Garden, France, March 2022.

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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