Epidendrum connatum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2004 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Soratae Drawing by © Hagsater & Santiago and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Fused Epidendrum [refers to the lateral sepals that are basally fused]

Flower Size .64" [1.6 cm]

Found in northern Peru without locality as a medium sized epiphyte with a simple, cane-like, terete, probably branching above in time stem carrying many, all along the stem, coriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, suberect, acute, basally conduplicate leaves that blooms on a terminal, racemose, nutant, on a mature stem, to 2.2" [5.5 cm] long including the .72" [1.8 mm] long terete peduncle with 2 ovate, acuminate, amplexicaul bracts, simultaneously to 17 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, narrowly triangular, acuminate, clasping floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 plate 728 Hagsater & Dodson 2004 drawing fide