Epidendrum dorsocarinatum Hágsater 1984 GROUP Anisatum TYPE Photo by © Hagsater and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Dorsally Carinate Epidendrum [refers to the dorsally carinate sepals and petals]

Flower Size

Found in the state of Mexico in Mexico in fir forests at elevations around 2600 metersa as a mini-miniature to miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender, simple stems carrying 2 to 5, towards the apex of the stem, articulated, linear-lanceoalte, acute, very narrow, coriaceous, canaliculate on the upper surface, rounded dorsally leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, peduncle to .44" [1.1 cm] long, rachis simultaneously to 7 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying olive green to copper flushed, non-fragrant flowers weith the disc of the lip being purplish brown and the base of the column apple green.

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquidea [Mexico City] Vol 9 [2] Hagsater 1984 drawing/photo fide; Orquídea (Méx.) 12(2): 131-138. Garcia Cruz 1992 drawing fide