Epidendrum ocotalense Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2008 GROUP Nocturnum

TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Ocotal Epidendrum [Capital of Nueva Segovia Nicaragua near where the type was collected]

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in northern Nicaragua at elevations around 1220 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, ancipitous, short stems carrying 2 to 4, along the apical half of the stem, coriaceous, bilobed, evident dorsal keel leaves that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a terminal, racemose to pluriracemose, successively single flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate flowers that can arise over several years with much shorter than the ovary, floral bractts and carrying resupinate flowers without color oor fragrance data.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1149 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 drawing fide;