Epidendrum myrmecophorum Barb.Rodr. 1891 GROUP Smaragdinum Drawing by Cogniaux


Common Name The Ant Loving Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Amazonas state of Brazil in rainforests as a large sized, erect to pendulous, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms on a 12" [30 cm] long inflorescence.

Synonyms Epidendrum huebneri f. denticulatum (C.Schweinf.) C.Schweinf. 1967; Epidendrum rectopedunculatum C.Schweinf. 1943; Epidendrum rectopedunculatum f. denticulatum C.Schweinf. 1962

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Brasilense Band 1 Pabst & Dungs 1975 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 9 513 - 576 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1977 as E rectopedunculatum; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing/photo fide;