Epidendrum shigenobui Hágsater 1999 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Partial shade Spring

Common Name Shigenobu's Epidendrum [Mr Tsubota of Orquideas Eva Japanese Orchid Nurseryman in Colombia current]

Flower Size .68" [1.7 cm] wide

Found in Colombia without collection data as a medium to large sized epiphyte with erect, cane-like, terete stems carrying numerous, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, on a mature stem, occuring only once, paniculate, 3 to 13 branched, dense, erect, peduncle .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long, with 2, conduplicate, somewhat imbricate, lanceolate, acuminate bracts, 6 to 10.8" [15 to 27 cm] long, branches 1.6 to 4.4" [4 to 11 cm] long, simultaneously 40 to 200 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, progreessively smaller towards the apex, narrowly triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying flowers with yellowish green tepals, a green column basally and white towards the apex and a pale green, unmarked lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 plate 380 Hagsater 1999 Drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;