Epidendrum aureoglobiflorum Hágsater & Dodson 2004GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP DiothoneaDrawing by © Jimenez and Hagsater and The Epidendra WebSite


Common Name The Bright Yellow Ball-shaped flower Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador in upper wet montane forests at elevations around 3300 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, simple, cane-like, thick, terete stems producing new stems from the apical internode of the previous stem and carrying 10 on the main stem and 2 are persistent, alternate, oblong-lanceolate, bilobed apically, margin entire, articulate below into the base leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, racemose, arching, short, to 9 flowered inflorescence with half as long as the ovary, narrowly triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying 9, simultaenously opening flowers,


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 709 Hasater & Salazar 2004 drawing fide;