Palm

GROUP Bracteosum SUBGROUP Pallens

Characterized by the sympodial, caespitose habit with laterally compressed, ancipitous, few leafed stems enveloped by tubular, scarious sheaths that blooms on a racemose to paniculate, 3 to 11 flowered, arching inflorescence with prominent, acute floral bracts, and carrying partly spreading flowers with an entire lip, generally auriculate at the base with a tricarinate disc that is also 4 cuniculate on each side of the calli which also has fleshy laminar thickenings below

  1. Epidendrum bracteosum Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930 Costa Rica

  2. Epidendrum davidsei Hágsater 1993 Costa Rica

  3. Epidendrum pallens Rchb.f. 1866 Costa Rica Panama

  4. Epidendrum paucifolium Schltr. 1907Costa Rica Panama

  5. Epidendrum pitalense J.Linares & Hágsater 2008 El Salvador

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1153 see recognition section Hagsater & Sanchez 2008; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1155 see recognition section Hagsater & Sanchez 2008; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1161 see recognition section Hagsater & Sanchez 2008;

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