Epidendrum klugii Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2009 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade ”Warm" ”Cool" Fall Winter

Common Name Klug’s Epidendrum [American Orchid Collector 1900’s]

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in the Amazon basin of nortern Peru in evergreen forests at elevations of 800 to 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, warmm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, slightly flexuous stems carrying 3 to 9, all along the stem, narrowly elliptic-lanceolate, coriaceous, smooth, apex retuse to unequally bilobed,low dorsal rounded keel, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall and winter on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, peduncle inconspicuous, subumbellate, simultanoeulsy 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence with half to 1/3 as long as the ovary, narrowly elliptic, acute, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying resupinate, concolor, herb green to yellowish green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1257 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 drawing fide