Epidendrum aylacotoglossum Hágsater 2004 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater Epidendra Website

Part sun Cool Spring

Common Name The Grooved Tongue Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with simple, cane-like, terete, straight, each new growth produced from the middle internode of the previous growth stems carrying 3, towards the apex, unequal, narrowly elliptic, acute, marginally entire, smooth leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, laterally compressed, ancipitose, arching, nutant, dense, to 20 flowered inflorescence carrying simultaneously opening, resupinate, yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Plate 710 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing ok; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;