Epidendrum × nocteburneum Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2008 GROUP Nocturnum SUBGROUP Nocturnum Drawing 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.

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