Epidendrum lechleri Rchb.f. 1876 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Arbuscula

Collection Sheet Drawing by The Harvard University Herbaria Website

Common NameLechler's Epidendrum [German Collector of species 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in the Windward Islands, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia

CAUTION!!!!The collection above is cited for the Dominican Republic at elevations around 500 meters and the species does not seem to occur there, I need better references!!!!

Hagsater 1993 states" Epidendrum chimantense in the GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Arbuscula has been confused with Epidendrum lechleri Rchb .f., a species native to Peru which has sepals .52" [13 mm] long and entire lip


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 121 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 see recognition section