Epidendrum tobarii Hágsater & Dodson 2004 SUBGROUP Difforme Photo by Diego Francisco Tobar Suarez Copyright © 2009,

Part ShadeWarmSpringSummer

Common Name Tobar's Epidendrum [Ecuadorian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1.6" [4 cm]

Found in Pichincha Ecuador at elevations around 800 to 850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, somewhat laterally compressed, straight stems carrying 3 to 4, all along the stem, sub-coriaceous, ovate-elliptic, bilobed apically, entire margin leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, occuring only once, subcorymbose, sessile, single flowered inflorescence carrying a resupinate, yellowish green flower


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Hagsater & Sanchez Plate 796 2004 drawing ok