Epidendrum dariense Hágsater, Kolan. & L.Sánchez 2013 GROUP Difforme

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez/TYPE Photo by Kolanowska and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Darien Epidendrum [an area of eastern Panama]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in eastern Panama in wet lowland forests at elevations of 150 to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing epiphyte with simpe, cane-like, basally terete, laterally compressed above, ancipitouss, flexuous stems carrying 3 to 4, all along the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, bilobed apically, subcoriaceous, smooth, green, margin entire leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, without a spathe, occuring only once, sessile, successively single to 3 flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate, green flowers.

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1421 Hágsater, Kolan. et L.Sánchez 2013 Drawing fide; Orchids of the Darien Gap Kolanowska 2014 drawing/photo fide;