Epidendrum borchsenii Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Difforme Drawing by © Hagsater & Salazar and The Epidendra Website


Common Name Borchsenius' Epidendrum [Danish Proffessor and Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern Ecuador on the western slope of the Andes in primary forests at elevations around 50 to 600 meters as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with simple, laterally compressed, flexuous stems carrying 6 to 10, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, elliptic, bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the fall through winter on a terminal, on mature stems, racemose, sessile, 5 to 7 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying simultaneously opening, resupinate, pale yellowish green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 4 Plate 418 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;