Epidendrum × nocteburneum Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2008 GROUP Nocturnum SUBGROUP Nocturnum TYPEDrawing by © Hagsater & Sanchez and The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Hot Winter SpringSummer Fall

Common Name The Night Scented White Epidendrum

Flower Size 4" [10 cm]

Found in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations around 100 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphyte with an erect, simple, cane-like, laterally compressed stem carrying 6 to 7, towards the apex, coriaceous, elliptic-lanceolate, evident dorsal keel, bilobed leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, on a mature stem, racemose to pluriracemose, successively single, many flowered, over several years inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers with the sepals and petals green to yellowish green, the lip white the column white or apically white and basally green and the calli are yellow .

This orchid is a natural hybrid between E nocturnum and E eburneum.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1148 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 drawing fide