Epidendrum bahorucense Hágsater & L.Cerv. 2001 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Paranense TYPE Drawing by © Hágsater & L.Cerv. and The Epidendra Webpage

Part shade WarmCool WinterSpring

Common Name The Sierra de Bahoruco Epidendrum [A mountain in the Dominican Republic]

Flower Size .85" [2.2 cm]

Found in Dominican Republic at elevations of 1100 to 1700 meters as a giant sized, warm to cool growing epiphtye with a branching, cane-like, terete stem carrying 7 to 12, in the upper 2/3's of the main and secondary stem, both coriaceous, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, irregularily bilobed, entire marginally leaves that blooms in the winter through spring on a terminal, sessile, racemose, distichous, ellipsoid, 1 to 2 " [2.5 to 5 cm] long, short inflorescence with imbricating, conduplicate, as long as the ovary, ovate, acute floral bacts and carrying 4 to 6, simultaneously opening, white flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 415 Hagsater 2001 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014