Epidendrum dactyloclinium Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Albertii SUBGROUP PhysingaTYPE Drawing © by Hagsater & Santiago and The Epidendra Website

Cool Cold LATE Winter EARLIERSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Finger-Like Clinandrium Epidendrum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador at elevations around 2000 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, tertet in the repent basal portion, laterally compressed above stems carrying 3 to 5, distributed in the apical 1/4 of the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, acuminate apically leaves that blooms in the late winter and earlier spring on a terminal, erect, pluri-racemose [produces new racemes from the apex of the original peduncle with time], 4.08" [10.2 cm] long including the ancipitous, biwinged, nude peduncle, successively several flowered inflorescence without a spathe and carrying somewhat longer than the ovary, oblong-elliptic, obtuse to rounded, conduplicate, imbricate floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers with the sepals and petals light green and the lip is white.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaeum 4 Plate 432 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;