GROUP Cuchibambe

Characterized by the caespitose habit with simple stems carrying oblique leaves and blooms with 1 to 3 large, successive flowers with a deeply cordate, square lip with small auricles in relation to the rest of the lip arising on a distichous, rachis with large bracts

  1. Epidendrum cuchibambe Lehm & Kraenzl. 1899 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum suinii Hagsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  3. Epidendrum whittenii 1999 Ecuador Peru

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 400 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 1999; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 490 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 2001;

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