Epidendrum dolichobotryoides Hágsater, E.Santiago et Chocce-Peña 2013 GROUP Pergracile TYPE 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 and carrying resupinate, pale orange brown flowers


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