Epidendrum acrostigma Hágsater & García-Cruz 1999 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Platystigma Drawing by © Jimenez & Hagsater and The Epidendra Webpage

Part shadeWarmCool MIDWinter Spring Summer

Common Name The High Elevation Platystigma Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in oak and rain forests at elevations of 2200 to 3000 meters as a giant sized, cold growing epiphtye or terrestrial with a branching, cane-like, terete stem carrying numerous, narrowly elliptic, obliquely bilobed, rounded leaves that blooms in the mid winter through summer on a terminal, arising from the branches, racemose, distichous, erect to arcuate, 1.6 to 2.4 " [4 to 6 cm] long, short, laterally compressed, flexuous inflorescence with 1, conduplicate, widely oblong-ovate, obtuse bract and conduplicate, much longer than the ovary, not imbricate, widely ovate, acute floral bacts

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

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