Epidendrum bogarinii Karremans & C.M.Sm. 2013 Difforme group Photo by Karremans and The Epidendra Website

Common Name Bogarin's Epidendrum [Costa Rican Staff Member and Orchid Student at Lankester current]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in humid premontane forests at elevations around 1160 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a simple, cane-like, terete, erect stem carrying 3 to 5, all along the upper 1/2 of the stem, fleshy, pale green to glaucous, infundibuliform, ovate to narrowly-ovate, obtuse bilobed, articulate, variable in size, the lower one smaller, minutely rugose, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, from a mature stem, occuring only once, short, subumbellate, lax, simultaneously 2 flowered inflorescence arising on a mature stem without a spathe, and only with an acute, amplexicaul, much shorter than the ovary floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1412 Hagsater 2013 drawing fide;