Epidendrum suturatum Hágsater & Dressler 1993 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Rugosum

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Common Name The Seamed Epidendrum [refers to the connation between the lateral sepals]

Flower Size .48" [1.2 cm]

Found in Panama in cloud forests at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with a short, producing branches from the lower to middle internodes, secondary or flowering branches arise from the upper internodes, which may produce further branches from the subapical internodes of the stem and carrying 3 to 8 per stem, narrowly lanceolate, unequally bilobed, those on the main stem larger than those on the branches, subcoriaceous, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, from the branches, occuring only once, erect, zig-zag, .48 to .8" [1.2 to 2 cm] long, successively 2 to 5 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, ovate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 190 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 Drawing fide;