Epidendrum platypetalonocturnum Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2016 GROUP Nocturnum

Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Broad Petal E nocturnum Epidendrum

Flower Size 3.6” [9 cm]

Found in northern Peru on the Cordillera Azul at elevations around 1600 meters as a small sized, cool growing terrestrial with simple, ,cane-like, laterally compressed, ancipitous towards the apex stem carrying 5, all along the apical 3/4’s of the stem, ovate-elliptic, bilobed, evident dorsal keel, margin entire leaves that blooms in early fall on a terminal, without a spathe, racemose, successively single, many flowered inflorescence with very small, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pure white flowers with no data on fragrance.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum15 [2] Plate 1591 2015 Hagsater & Sanchez drawing fide;