Epidendrum chalcochromum Hágsater 2006 GROUP Oerstedella SUBGROUP Intermixtum Drawing by © Hagsater and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Copper Colored Epidendrum

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in cloud forests at elevations around 1800 to 1900 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple, terete, thin, erect stem carrying numerous, all along the apical half of the stem, alternate, subcoriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, subacute, unequally bilobed leaves that blooms in the late spring through earlier fall on a terminal, paniculate, 5.6" [ 14 cm] long and lateral, racemose, 1.6 to 3.6" [4 to 9 cm] long, peduncle terete, thin, ebracteate, simultaneously 4 to 10 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute, clasping floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 818 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 drawing fide