Epidendrum morganii Dodson & Garay 1980 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum Drawing by Dodson and The Plant Illustration Website

Full shade Cool SpringEARLY Summer

Common Name Morgan's Epidendrum [American Co Discover of Orchid Current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Ecuador in seasonally dry forests at elevations of 1250 to 1500 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with canelike, successively branched once towards the apex stems enveloped completely by distichous, flattened, tubular, leaf bearing sheaths and carrying narrowly elliptic, acuminate, membraneous leaves that blooms in the spring through early summer on a terminal, racemose, to 2.4" [6 cm] long, successively single, 7 to 15 flowered inflorescence with triangular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 381 Dodson 1980 drawing fide