Epidendrum odontopetalum Hágsater 2008 GROUP Secundum SUBGROUP Calanthum

TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Toothed Petal Epidendrum

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in Bolivia on the Amazon slop of the Andesat elevations of 480 to 2600 meters as a giant sized, hot to cold growing terrestrial with simple, cane-like, terete, straight stems carrying numerous, all along the apical 2/3rds of the stem, , oblong-elliptic, coriaceous, smooth, rouned, unequally bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter, spring and summer on a terminal, racemose, elongate, peduncle elongate, terete, thin, enveloped almost completely by acute, tubular sheaths, rachis terete, producing other racemes in time, successively 5 to 6, 16 to 60 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary,linear-triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pink flowers with with yellow calli.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1150 Hagsater 2008 drawing fide;