Epidendrum insignificans Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Elleanthoides SUBGROUP GuacamayenseTYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold Summer

Common Name The Insignificant Epidendrum

Flower Size .3" [7.5 mm]

Found in Morona-Santiago Ecuador in high cloud forests at elevations around 3100 meters as a large sized, cold growing lithophyte on rocky wet ground with a terete, branching above when mature, branches smaller than the main stem and carrying all along the stems, narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, acute leaves taht blooms in the summer on a terminal, racemose to paniculate, new racemes over the years arcuate, without a spathe, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate, longer than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 148 Hágsater & Dodson 1993 drawing fide