Epidendrum dixiorum Hágsater 1993 GROUP Difforme Photo by © Bill Bergstrom

TYPE Drawing Drawing by © Jimenez & Hagsater and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name or Meaning Dix's Epidendrum [Mr & Mrs - Co-Collectors of species current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Mexico and Guatemala at elevations of 1400 to 2150 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with reed-like, terete, slightly flexuous stems enveloped below by leafless and leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying 8 to 12, elliptic to lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, basally clasping leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, short, subumbellate inflorescence carrying simultaneous, resupinate, nocturnally foul scented flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 The Genus Epidendrum Part 1 Plate 129 Hagsater 1993 drawing ok to photo, fide to drawing;