Epidendrum homoion Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum Photo by © The Species Identification Task Force Website

Part Shade Cool LATE Spring

Common Name The Similar Epidendrum [refers to its similarity to others in this group]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Napo Ecuador on trees in rolling pastures at elevations around 1800 meters as a large sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, straight, arising from the middle internode of the previous stem carrying 3 to 6, all towarsd teh apex, elliptic, membraneous, clearly visible veined leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, occuring only once, arcuate, racemsoe, simultaneously 1 to 19 flowered inflorescence with mucg shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers with the tepals green and the lip olive green to purplish green.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 145 Hagsater & Dodson 1993 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 Photo fide;