Epidendrum veroscriptum Hágsater 1993 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum Photo by Andy's Orchids Copyright © 2002 All rights reserved.

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Photo by © Patricia Harding

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Common Name The Lettered Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Mexico, Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 700 to 1700 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with cane-like stems carrying a few apical, elliptic-lanceolate leaves that blooms on an apical, branching, densely many flowered inflorescence up to 15" [37.5 cm] long, producing a cloud of many 1", fragrant flowers, the thin sepals and petals are emerald green with an intricate white moustache lip that's finely spotted purple, arising in the summer and fall.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 2 plate 109 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 2 plate 183 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 2 plate 195 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1132 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 See recognition; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1160 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 see recognition section; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 photo fide;

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