GROUP Bicirrhatum

Characterized by the caespitose habit and simple, short, leafy stems blooming with a compact, nodding inflorescence with conspicuous floral bracts as long as the ovary and carrying many fleshy, green and or white flowers with a deeply bilobulate lip with sometimes cirrhate lobules and thin, unequal pollina with the inner pair being smaller without being of the bird-wing type.

  1. Epidendrum bicirrhatum D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998 Peru

  2. Epidendrum brachyblastum Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  3. Epidendrum hugomedinae Hagsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  4. Epidendrum ophidion Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 Bolivia

  5. Epidendrum tiwinzaense Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 374 Dodson 1980; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 453 Bennett & Christenson 1998; Icones Orchidacearum Plate 713 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition; Icones Orchidacearum Plate 745 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Plate 795 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section

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