Epidendrum stenocalymmum Hágsater & Calatayud 2004 GROUP Aquaticum

Inflorescence Photos By © Eric Rodriguez

Common Name or Meaning The Narrow Hood-Shaped Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 2200 meters as a small to large sized, cold growing terrestrial in wet montane cloud forests with branching towards the apex of the mature, erect, cane-like, terete, somewhat flexuous stem with the branches shorter than the main stem and carrying numerous on the main stem, 11 to 18 on each branch, distributed throughout, ovate, small, subacute, prominent dorsal keel, slightly undulate margin leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, distichous, erect, strongly flexuous rhachis, 4 to 9 flowered inflorescence with non-resupinate, successive, 2 to 4 open at any one time flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 790 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1349 Hagsater 2010 see recognition section