Epidendrum chloidophyllum Rchb.f. ex Hágsater & Dodson 2013 GROUP Inornatum TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Young Green Grass Epidendrum [refers to the grasslike leaves]

Flower Size .8" [1.2 cm]

Found in Piochincha Ecuador at elevations of 2000 to 3000 meters as a miniature to small sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, terete, arising from a middle internode of the previous stem, the basal nodes scandent, erect stems carrying 9, erect, all along the apical half of the stem, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, leaves that blooms in the summer and early fall on a terminal, erect, short, half the length of the leaves, peduncle .72" [1.8 cm] long, straight to slightly arching rachis to 5, simultaneously flowers inflorescence with inconspicuous, linear-acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1417 Hágsater & Dodson 2009 Drawing fide