Epidendrum paradisicola Hágsater & García-Cruz 1999 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Flexicaule Drawing by © Jimenez and Hagsater and The Epidendra Webpage

Part shadeCool MID Winter

Common Name The Paradise Epidendrum [refers to the perfect location that the species thrives]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Panama in tropical rainforests at elevations of 1300 to 1500 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing, repent epiphtye with a branching, cane-like, terete, flexuous stem that is longer than the branches, and carrying throughout the stems, subcoriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, apically bilobed, articulate below into the base leaves that blooms in the mid winter on a terminal short, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence with a basal, ovate, obtuse bract and ovate-oblong, obtuse, conduplicate, slightly longer than the ovary floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1195 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 drawing ok;

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