Epidendrum citrochlorinum Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Orgyale Drawing by © Lopez and Hagsater and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Lemon Yellow Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador on the eastern slopes of the Andes on rocky roadbanks at elevations around 2100 to 2500 meters as a large? sized, cold growing lithophyte with erect, cane-like, terete, branching above stems and carrying numerous on the main stem, few on the branches, alternate, subcoriaceous, narrowly elliptic, unequally bilobed, smooth, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter through mid summer on a terminal, racemose, subumbelliform, erect, terete, 1" [2.5 cm] long, 9 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute, clasping floral bracts and carrying simultaneously opening, non-resupinate, non-fragrant, pale green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 7 Plate 725 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing fide;