Epidendrum warszewiczii Rchb.f. 1852 GROUP Eximium Drawing By Reichenbach 1854


Common Name Warscewicz's Epidendrum [Polish Orchid Collector 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica with a slender stem carrying a few thick, linear-ligulate, obtuse, and unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms on a terminal, short, pendulous, reflexed, several to many flowered, racemose inflorescence with the flowers held in a loose apical corymb


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Xenia Orchidaceae Rchb.f 1854 drawing; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; Ceiba Vol 5 No 1 L O Williams 1956; Field Guide to the Orchids of Costa Rica and Panama Dressler 1993; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1179 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 see recognition section