Epidendrum oenochromum Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Arbusculum SUBGROUP Incomptum

TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Wine Colored Epidendrum

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in central Ecuador without locational data as a small sized epiphyte with successive, cane-like, terete, straight, thick, the new stem arising from the middle internode of the previous stem carrying 3 to 4, aggregate towards the apex of the stems, coriaceous, oblong-lanceolate, subacute, margin entire leaves that blooms in the early summer on a terminal, racemose, nutant, arching, occuring only once, peduncle short, terete, thin, straight, successively 3, 6 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular-lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate, non fragrant, burgundy red flowers with a green column with a reddish band near the apex.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 768 Hagsater & Dodson 2013 drawing fide;