Epidendrum microanoglossum Hágsater & Karremans 2013 GROUP Neowilliamsia Photo by © Karremans and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Small Anoglossum Epidendrum [refers to its diminutive similarity to E anoglossum]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in evergreen cloud forests at elevations around 2200 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with simple, arising from the lower internodes of the pervious stem and carrying 3 to 7, along the apical 2/3 of the stem, alternate, articulate, coriaceous, erect-spreading, elliptic, obtuse, bilobed, minute dorsal keel, margin entire leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, erect, occuring only once, racemose, distichous, laterally compressed, ancipitose, straight , 2 to 6" [5 to 15 cm] long, almost simultaneously 8 to 11 flowered inflorescence carrying non-resupinate, distichous, sweetly fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Epidendrum delicatissimum Rchb.f. 1876

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1457 Hagsater 2013 drawing/photo fide;