Epidendrum macrogastrium Kraenzl. 1905 NO Photo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Part Shade ColdWinter

Common Name The Large Bellied Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Cajamarca Peru at elevations of 2700 to 2900 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with sterms enveloped by 2 loose, pale sheaths and carrying 1 to 2, subcoriaceous, lanceolate to oblong, subacute leaves, that blooms on a congested, more or less subumbellate, few flowered inflorescence.

I await a proper drawing from Eric Hagsater, should be available soon.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 2 Fieldiana Schweinfurth 1959;