Epidendrum campyloglossum P.Ortiz & Hágsater 1999 GROUP Nocturnum Photo by © Padre Pedro Ortiz

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


Common Name The Curved Lip Epidendrum [refers to the curved apex of the lip]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in western Colombia in the Pacific coastal plain at elevations around 50 meters as a to small sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect, simple, cane-like, ancipitose, dilated towards the apex, purple stem carrying 7 along the apical half of the stem, subcoriaceous, elliptic, acute, green above purple beneath leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, occuring only once, pluri-racemose, erect, successively single flowered inflorescence blooming anew over several years with much shorter thant the ovary floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 3 Plate 319 Hagsater & Salazar 1999 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 #904 as E buenaventurae photo fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 6 COS 1998 errata; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing/photo fide;