Epidendrum crenulidifforme L.Sánchez & Hágsater 2001 GROUP Difforme Drawing by Hagsater & Salazar and The Epidendra Website

Cool LATESpring

Common Name or Meaning The Crenulate Epidendrum [refers to the lip]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in the Dominican Republic on the cordillera central at elevations around 1200 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, reed-like, terete stems carrying 5 to 6, coriaceous, erect, narrowly lanceolate, bilobed leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, occuring only once, sessile, subumbellate, simultaneously 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence without a spathe but has triangular, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaeum 4 Plate 429 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014

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