Epidendrum pseudosarcoglottis Hágsater & Dodson 2004GROUP Mancum SUBGROUP Mancum

TYPE Drawing by © R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The False E sarcoglottis Epidendrum

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Ecuador at elevations of 2650 to 3100 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, basally terete, ancipitous above stems carrying 3 to 4, all along the apical 1/3rd of the stem, elliptic-lanceolate, unequally bilobed, coriaceous, margin entire leaves that blooms in the summer on an erect, terminal, racemose, simultaneously 25 to 40 flowered inflorescence with half as long to much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate flowers with dark green sepals, petals light green, lip white and a white column with some strong purple spots around the margin of the clinandrium.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 783 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;