Epidendrum dolichobotryoides Hágsater, E.Santiago et Chocce-Peña 2013 GROUP Pergracile Photo by M. Chocce-Peña

Partial shadeCold EARLY Winter Summer

Common Name or Meaning The Grape Bunch Epidendrum [refers to the shape of the elongate inflorescence]

Flower Size .64" [1.6 cm]

Found in Amazonas Peru at elevations around 2880 to 3250 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect, simple, cane-like laterally compressed, erect stem carrying 7 to 12, on the apical half, suberect, alternate, articulate, subcoriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, subobtuse, somewhat bilobed, minutely crenulate margin leaves that blooms in the early winter and summer on a terminal, racemose, arching nutant, to 12 to 13.2" [30 to 33 cm] long including the 2.4" [6 cm] long, thin, laterally compressed, somewhat ancipitose peduncle, laxly, simultaneously 30 to 40 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, prominent, triangular, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1424 Hagsater 2013 drawing/photo fide