Epidendrum cardiobatesii Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Batesii TYPE Drawing © by Lopez & Hagsater The Epidendra Website

Part shade Cool LATESummer EARLYFall

Common Name The Heart Shaped Lip E batesii Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador at elevations around 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with cane-like, erect, laterally compressed, slightly flexuous, thin stems producing new stems from the middle to upper internodes of the previous stem carrying 10, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, oblong, subrounded, aristate, margin denticulate, smooth leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, racemose, sessile, single flowered inflorescence arising on a mature stem, with much shorter the ovary, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying a single, non-resupinate greenish yellow flowers with a snow white lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 719 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing fide;