Epidendrum eriksenii Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Amblostoma SUBGROUP Amblostomioides Drawing by Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Partial shadeCold LATERSummer EARLYFall

Common Name or Meaning Eriksen's Epidendrum [Denmark Botanist in Ecuador current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in southern, Loja Ecuador in secondary scrub of dry montane forests at elevations around 2050 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with a simple, thickened into a fusiform pseudobulb, carrying 4, smooth, narrowly lanceolate-elliptic, obtuse, apiculate leaves that blooms in the later summer and early fall on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, occuring only once, paniculate, erect, to 4" [10 cm] long including the terete peduncle, simultaneously to 20 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate, floral bracts


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 132 Hagsater 1993 drawing fide