Epidendrum adamsii Hágsater & Dodson 1993GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Vernixium TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater & Dodson and The Epidendra Website


Common Name Adams' Epidendrum [American Professor and Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in central Ecuador on orange trees at elevations around 1400 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, cane-like, terete, branching above stems and carrying all along the stem, alternate, elliptic-lanceolate, bilobed-retuse leaves that blooms in the late fall on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, erect, terete, 2" [5 cm] long, 15 to 20 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying simultaneously opening, non-resupinate, green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 2 Plate 101 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 drawing fide;