Epidendrum paniculolateribilobum Hágsater, Ric.Fernández & E.Santiago 2013 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo by © I. Huamantupa/TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Distal Margin of the Lateral Lobes E paniculatum Epidendrum [refers to the shape of the lip apex]

Flower Size .8” [2 cm]

Found in central Peru through westrern Bolivia in thickets and forests at elevations of 600 to 2400 meters as a large sized, warm to cold growing epiphtye with simple, cane-like, laterally compressed, erect, straight stems carrying numerous, all along the stem, alternate, articulate, erect spreading elliptic, short acuminate, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, occuring only once, without a spathe, peduncle 3.4” [8.5 cm] long, laterally compressed, flattened, erect, straight, nearly completely enveloped by 4 tubular, triangular-lanceolate, acumiante, partly imbricating bracts, rachis 1.28” to 2.12” [3.2 to 5.3 cm] long, 4 branched, somewhat spreading, each branch subtended by a basal, narrowly triangular, acuminate, amplexiccaul bract, simultaneously about 50 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, linear-triangular, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying resupinate, sweetly fragrant, pale green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1468 Hagsater 2013 drawing fide;