Epidendrum amblyantherum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2009 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Cernuum TYPE Drawing © by Hagsater & Santiago and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Blunt Rounded Anther Cap Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in north central Ecuador at elevations around 3000 to 3500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with cane-like stems developing the new one from towards the apex of the previous stem and carrying 12 or more on the main stem and 5 to 6 on the branches, all along the apical half, erect-spreading, unequal in size, oblong-elliptic, subobtuse, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter through spring on a terminal, racemose to paniculate, mostly simultaneously 14 to 26 flowered flowered inflorescence with a triangular, acuminate, amplexicaul bract in the middle of the peduncle and much shorter than the ovary, triangular-lanceolate, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts and resupinate, fleshy, yellow to yellowish ochre flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 12 plate 1203 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 drawing fide