Epidendrum lagenomorphum Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Alberti SUBGROUP Allenii TYPE Drawing by © Lopez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade ”Warm" LATESummer

Common Name The Flask Shaped Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2” [3 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador on the lower Pacific slope of the Andes at elevations of 500 to 850 meters as a medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, thickened towards the middle stems carrying 3 to 5, all along the upper 1/3rd of the stem, elliptic, acuminate, dorsally keeled, margin entire leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, pluriracemose, producing new racemes over time from the same peduncle, suberect, peduncle terete, about half as long as the apical leaf, completly enveloped by prominent, acute, conduplicate bracts, successively single, 13 to 15 flowered inflorescence with longer than the ovary, elliptic, acute to rounded, conduplicate, imbricate floral bracts and carrying green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 427 Dodson 1982 as E gentryi drawing fide; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 451 Hagsater & Dodson 2001 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing good;