Epidendrum glossoclinium Hágsater & Dodson 2007 GROUP Alberti SUBGROUP Allenii TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez & Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Part ShadeWarm LATESpring

Common Name or Meaning The Tongue Like Lateral Lobe Epidendrum [refers to the column]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in northern Ecuador in wet forests at elevations around 800 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with cane-like, erect, terete below, laterally flattened above stem carrying 3 to 4, all along the apical 1/2, narrowly ligulate-lanceolate, obtuse basally leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, pluri-racemose, producing successive racemes in time, from the apex of the stem, erect, .16 to .4" [.4 to 1 cm] long including the short, terete peduncle enveloped completely by various bracts, successively single [one from each raceme], flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular ovate, acute, imbricate floral bracts and carrying pale yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 941 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007 drawing fide;