GROUP Ampelospathum

Characterized by the scandent habit, with new stems produced from the middle of the previous stems, roots produced at the base of the main stem, and occasionally from the base of the successive stems, an apical, arching, racemose inflorescence subtended by 1 to 2, large, acute spathaceous bract, and flowers with a 3-lobed lip and 2 small, basal calli

  1. Epidendrum alpicoloscandens Hágsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum ampelomelanoxeros Hágsater, E.Santiago & E.Parra 2013 Colombia

  3. Epidendrum ampelospathum Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  4. Epidendrum ampliracemum C.Schweinf. 1952 Peru

  5. Epidendrum chalmersii Hágsater & Ric.Fernández 2013

  6. Epidendrum klotzscheanum Rchb.f. 1850 Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil

  7. Epidendrum melanoxeros Hágsater & Dodson 1999 Colombia Ecuador

  8. Epidendrum prasinum Schltr. 1920 Colombia Ecuador

    References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1405 Hagsater & Sanchez 2013 see recognition section

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