Epidendrum hartmanniorum Karremans & M.Díaz 2016GROUP Spathiger SUBGROUP Coriifolium Photo by © Karremans & M.Díaz and The EpidendraWebsite

Part Shade Cold LATESpring

Common Name The Hartman's Epidendrum [Landowners in the area where the species was found current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Costa Rica on isolated trees in a montane rainforest, just above 2100 meters in elevation as a small sized, cold growing, scandent epiphyte with erect, cane-like, laterally compressed stems carrying 1 to 2, in the apical half of the stem, articulate, oblong to narrowly elliptic, deeply bilobed apically, subcoriaceous, margin entire leaves that blooms in the late spring on a a terminal, suberect, arising on a mature stem, distichous, racemose, occuring only once, laterally compressed, peduncle enveloped by 7 to 9, imbricating, conduplicate, carinate,acuminate, compressed bracts, successively 3 to 6, 5 to 9 floered inflorescence with longer than the ovary, acute, conduplicate, divergent, slightly incurved, mainly green with purple at the apex floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, the lip always facing the rachis, mainly green flowers with the and the base of the tepals and lip are purple.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 272(4): 248–250, f. 1A–G. Karremans & Diaz 2016 drawing/photo fide