Epidendrum camposii Hágsater 1993 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP ArbusculaPhoto by © Ubaldo Edgar and The Google Communities Website

TYPE TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and Hagsater and The Epidendra Website


Common Name Campos' Epidendrum [Mexican Orchid Enthusiast and collector of species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Oaxaca Mexico at elevations of 1990 to 2200 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, cane-like, terete stems producing a new stem from a middle internode of the previous stem carrying 4 to 5, in the apical 1/3 of the stem, subcoriaceous, elliptic, acute to bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the later winter to earlier spring on a terminal, racemose [rarely paniculate], occuring only once, short, terete, arcuate, 2.8 to 6.4" [7 to 16 cm] long, many flowered inflorescence arising on a mature stem, with much shorter than the ovary, narrowly-lanceolate to triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying 20 to 45, simultaneously opening, resupinate, diurnally, sweetly fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 2 Plate 118 Hagsater & Sanchez 1993 drawing fide; Algunas Orquideas de Oaxaca Suarez 2004 photo fide; Algunas Orquideas de Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2013 photo fide<