Epidendrum cymbiglossum Hágsater 1993 GROUP Neowilliamsia TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Boat-Shaped Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Panama in montane forests at unknown elevations as a small to medium sized, scandent epiphyte with an erect, arcuate to straight, cane-like, laterally compressed stem arising from the middle internodes of the previous stem and carrying 2, subapical, elliptic, bilobed, dorsal keel, articulate below into the base leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, racemose, occuring only once, erect, flexuous, ancipitous, strongly laterally compressed, 7.2 to 7.6" [18 to 19 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence arising on a mature stem, each internode with a conduplicate, short, wide, obtuse bract and carrying about 9, successively opening, non-resupinate, yellow flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 2 Plate 126 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 drawing fide;