Epidendrum diothonaeoides Schltr. 1916 GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP Diothonea

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Common Name The Diothona-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size 1 1/5" [3 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations of 1500 to 3150 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with a branching stem enveloped by tubular leafless sheaths and carrying several, coriaceous, alternate, linear, obtuse, unequally bilobed, basally clasping leaves and blooms in the fall through spring from the apex of the stems with clusters of a few to several, disagreeably scented flowers held close to the apex.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 085 Dodson 1980; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 379 Dodson 1980; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 379 Dodson 1980; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 466 Dodson 1989 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 638 Bennett & Christenson 2001 see comments; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 638 Bennett & Christenson 2001 see comments; Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 175 Hagsater 1993 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 186 Hagsater 1993 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 369 Hagsater 1999 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 374 Hagsater 1999 see recognition section; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 drawing ok; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 405 Hagsater 2001 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 459 Hagsater 2001 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 702 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 706 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 709 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 720 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 726 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 731 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 732 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 733 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 756 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 758 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 759 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 765 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 770 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 772 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 780 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 797 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 799 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 805 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 809 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 819 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 828 Hagsater 2006 drawing ok; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 835 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 836 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 836 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 847 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 851 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 859 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 879 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 890 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 915 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 935 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 979 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 987 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1108 Hagsater 2008 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1166 Hagsater 2008 see recognition section

GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP Diothonea

  1. Epidendrum alfonsopozoi Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum allisonii Hágsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  3. Epidendrum amaruense Hágsater, Collantes & E.Santiago 2006 Peru

  4. Epidendrum arevaloi (Schltr.) Hágsater 1991 Colombia and Ecuador

  5. Epidendrum arevaloides Hágsater & Dodson 2004

  6. Epidendrum aureoglobiflorum Hagsater & Dodson 709 Ecuador

  7. Epidendrum caesaris Hagsater & Santiago 2007 Colombia Venezuela

  8. Epidendrum cardioepichilum Hagsater 2008 Peru

  9. Epidendrum celicense Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  10. Epidendrum cleisocoleum Hagsater & Santiago 2004 Colombia

  11. Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia

  12. Epidendrum cottoniiflorum (Rchb.f.) Hágsater 1991 Colombia

  13. Epidendrum diothonaeoides Schltr. 1916 Ecuador

  14. Epidendrum dodsonii Hagsater & Santiago 2004 Ecuador

  15. Epidendrum dolichorhachis Hgsater & Santiago 2004 Ecuador

  16. Epidendrum gastrochilum Kraenzl. 1906 Peru

  17. Epidendrum globiflorum F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

  18. Epidendrum gratissimum[Rchb.f] Hagsater & Dodson 1992 Colombia Ecuador

  19. Epidendrum hemihenomenum Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  20. Epidendrum heterothoneum (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Hágsater & Dodson 1992 Ecuador and Peru

  21. Epidendrum jativae Dodson 1980 Ecuador

  22. Epidendrum lloense [Lindl.] Hagsater & Dodson 2006 Ecuador

  23. Epidendrum lophotropis Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  24. Epidendrum megalospathum Rchb.f. 1877 Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela

  25. Epidendrum microdiothoneaum Hagstar & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  26. Epidendrum neoviridiflorum Hágsater 1992 Ecuador

  27. Epidendrum orthopterum Hagsater & Santiago 2006 Colombia

  28. Epidendrum oxysepalum Hágsater & E. Santiago A. 2004 Venezuela, Colombia

  29. Epidendrum oyacachiense Hagsater 1992 Ecuador

  30. Epidendrum pentacarinatum Hágsater & Dodson 1999 Ecuador

  31. Epidendrum podocarpophilum Schltr. 1921 Colombia Ecuador

  32. Epidendrum podostylos Hágsater & Dodson 1993 Ecuador

  33. Epidendrum pomacochense Hágsater 1999 Peru

  34. Epidendrum pseudocardioepichilum Becerra & Hagsater 2008 Peru

  35. Epidendrum pseudoglobiflorum Hagsater & Dodson Ecuador

  36. Epidendrum pulchrum (Schltr.) Hágsater & Dodson 1992 Ecuador

  37. Epidendrum restrepoanum A.D.Hawkes 1957 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

  38. Epidendrum sigmoideum Hágsater 1999 Peru

  39. Epidendrum stenophyllum Hágsater & Dodson 1993 Ecuador

  40. Epidendrum suavis (Rchb.f. & Warsz.) Lřjtnant 1977 Ecuador Peru

  41. Epidendrum trachysepalum Hágsater 1992 Ecuador and Peru

  42. Epidendrum tropinetarium Hagsater & Santiago 2004

  43. Epidendrum yarumalense Hagsater & Santiago 2004 Colombia

GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP Gastropodium

  1. Epidendrum deltogastropodium Hagsater & Santiago 2004 Colombia Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum eugenii Schltr. 1920 Colombia

  3. Epidendrum gastropodium Rchb. f. 1854 Colombia and Ecuador

  4. Epidendrum jativae Dodson 1980 Ecuador

  5. Epidendrum melanogastropodium Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  6. Epidendrum mesogastropodium Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  7. Epidendrum mytigastripodium Hagsater & Santiago 2004 Colombia

  8. Epidendrum reichenbachianum Schltr. 1921

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