Epidendrum asplundii Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by © Hágsater & Dodson and Epidendra Website


Common Name Asplund's Epidendrum [American Orchid Enthusiast and Collector of type current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador in rainforests at elevations of 800 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a simple, cane-like, ancipitose, flexuous stem carrying 3 to 4, all along the stem, ascending, coriaceous, lanceolate, unequally bilobed, margin entire, dorsally carinate leaves that blooms in the early summer through early fall on a terminal, sessile, single flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, elliptic, rounded floral bracts and carrying a resupinate, bright green flower


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 414 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;