Epidendrum amblostomoides Hoehne 1938 GROUP Amblostomoides type Photo © by Lou Rivaltyski and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Another Flower Photo © by Nelson Barbosa Machado Neto of Brazil

Common Name The Amblostoma-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Maranhão to Goiás states of Brazil as a terrestrial orchid

CAUTION There are 2 distinctly different flower forms here, the white-clear flower that matches exactly Pabst's drawing of 1976 and the rose colored flower that is an exact match to Lou Menzes photo in the 2004 publication cited below. AS to which one is correct I cannot say as I have not seen the type

Synonyms Amblostoma amblostomoides (Hoehne) F. Barros 1982

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen #8 29-32 tafel 8 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 as Auliza amblostomiodes photo ok; Orchidaceae Brasiliense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 Drawing fide to Lou's photo; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 734 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 863 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section; Orchids of The Brazilian Central Plateau Menezes 2004 photo fide to Nelson's photo

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