Epidendrum eriksenii Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Amblostoma SUBGROUP Amblostomioides TYPE 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 and carrying greensih white ,resupinate flowers.


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