Epidendrum dodii L.Sánchez & Hágsater 2001 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing © by Sanchez & Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Common Name or Meaning Dod's Epidendrum [American in Dominican Republic, Orchid enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the northern part of Dominican Republic on trees at elevations around 300 meters as a miniature sized, hot growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple, laterally compressed stems carrying 5 to 8, narrowly elliptic-oblong, retuse leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, occuring only once, arising on a mature stem, to 1" [2.5 cm] long, single flowered inflorescecnce with shorter than the ovary, ovate, acute floral bractsand carrying resupinate, cream colored flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 435 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014