Epidendrum vulgoamparoanum Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2006 GROUP Difforme

Inflorescence Photo by © Castelfranco, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Generally Described as Amparoanum Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama on the Pacific slopes in dry forests at elevations of sealevel to 600 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with cane-like, laterally compressed stems carrying elliptic to ovate, unequally bilobed, margin entire, green leaves that blooms at any time of the year on an apical, occurring only once, sessile inflorescence with [1 to 2] 3 to 5 [10] simultaneously opening, fragrant flowers

Part of the E difforme group


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 802 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 plate 811 Hagsater & Salazar 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 842 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; *Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 898 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 drawing good; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 960 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 3 Morales 2009 photo fide;