Epidendrum gregorii Hágsater 1993 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Warm Summer

Common Name or Meaning Gregor's Epidendrum [Sr Gregorio Ruiz Panamanian Orchid Collector current]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Valle de Anton Panama at elevations around 500 to 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with terete, cane-like, slightly flexuous stems carrying 5 to 6, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, elliptic, bilobed leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, from the mature stem, occuring only once, sessile, successively 2, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pale green flowers.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 1251 Hagsater 1993 drawing fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993;