Epidendrum andrei Hágsater & L.Sánchez 1999 GROUP Difforme Drawing by © Hágsater & L.Sánchez and Epidendra Website


Common Name Andre's Epidendrum [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast and Collector of type current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador in wet forests at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with a simple, cane-like, ancipitose, slightly flexuous stem carrying 4 to 6, all along the stem, coriaceous, elliptic, retuse to bilobed, margin entire, dorsally carinate leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, sessile, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, ovate, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate, simultaneously opening, green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 306 Hagsater & Sanchez 1999 drawing fide; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 drawing fide