Epiblastus sciadanthus (F.Muell.) Schltr. 1905 Photo by W. Arthur Whistler and The Rare Plants of American Samoa Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Shadow Loving Epiblastus

Flower Size

Found in the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu on trees in montane mist forests at elevations above 1000 meters as a cool growing epiphyte

Synonyms *Bulbophyllum sciadanthum F.Muell. 1882; Eria ornithidioides Kraenzl. 1898; Eria sciadantha (F.Muell.) Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975