Epidendrum aguirrei Hágsater 1999 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum Photo by Richard Noel

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing © by Hagsater The Epidendra Website


Common Name Aguirre's Epidendrum Epidendrum [Colombian cultivator of species current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in the department of Antioquia Colombia without locality as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, cane-like, terete stems carrying numerous, all along the stem, lanceolate, acuminate, green leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, paniculate, each branch 1.2 to 2.4" [3 to 6 cm] long, erect, slightly flexuous, 4 to 6" [10 to 15 cm] long including the short, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long peduncle, 22 to 45 flowered inflorescence carrying simultaneously opening flowers with the tepals green, the column green basally white toweards the apex, and the lip is white with a purple blotch at each side of the disc.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 302 Hagsater & Sanchez 1999 drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 #9 2017 photo fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo fide;