Epidendrum aguaricoense Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum TYPE Drawing © by Hagsater & Dodson The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Aguarico Epidendrum [A river in northeasern Ecuador near the borders of Colombia and Peru in the Amazon Basin]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 180 to 230 meters near to the ground adjacent to seasonally flooded forests as a large sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect, simple, cane-like, laterally compressed stems carrying numerous, all along the stem, alternate, elliptic, acuminate, deeply basally clasping leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, paniculate, suberect, laterally compressed, 5.2 to 11.4" [13 to 28.5 cm] long including the short peduncle, many [220] flowered inflorescence carrying simultaneously opening, resupinate, green flowers with the column and lip white.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 404 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;