Epidendrum beharorum Hágsater 1993 GROUP Spathiger SUBGROUP Coriifolium TYPE Drawing © by Hagsater The Epidendra Website

Part sun CoolCold LATESpring THROUGH MIDfall

Common Name Behars' Epidendrum [Guatemalan Orchid Enthusiasts current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Guatemala in mixed forests at elevations of 1200 to 2800 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with simple, terete, erect stems and carrying 3 to 5, distichous, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, linear-elliptic, unequally bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the late spring through mid fall on a terminal, racemose, occuring only once, distichous, erect, zig-zag, laterally compressed, ancipitose, several to many flowered inflorescence arising on a mature growth, with as long as the ovary, long-triangular, conduplicate, spreading not imbricating floral bracts and carrying 8 to 14, successively opening, to 5 open at a time, secund, green flowers with the sepals somewhat tinged with purple.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 112 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 drawing fide