Also known as the "Black Orchid," is a captivating and rare orchid species native to the cloud forests of Ecuador and Peru. This orchid is particularly renowned for its striking and unusual appearance. The flowers of E. rodigasiana are large, with a deep maroon to black coloration, giving it its distinctive name.
The intricate and intricate pattern of the lip further adds to its allure. Its unique coloration and fascinating structure make it a prized find among orchid enthusiasts and collectors. Due to its rarity and specialized habitat requirements, cultivating E. rodigasiana can be quite challenging, demanding specific conditions of humidity, temperature, and light.