Epidendrum pudicum Ames 1923 GROUP Difforme

Another View Photos by Karreman and Bogarin and The Epidendra Website

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Common Name The Modest Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in western Panama at elevations around 1400 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, somewhat laterally compressed, flexuous stems and carrying 8 to 10, all along the stem, obliquely ascending, sulcate, linear, obtuse to obscurely bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, occuring only once, sessile, 1 to 2 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying successively opening, resupinate flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1177 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 drawing fide;

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