GROUP Coronatum SUBGROUP Artisepalum

Characterized by a caespitose habit, simple stems, subcoriaceous leaves, an arching-nutant, racemose inflorescence without spathaceous bracts, a thickened disc on the 3-lobed lip, and especially the lateral sepals which are apically prominently aristate-complanate, 15-20 mm long.

  1. Epidendrum aristisepalum Hágsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum aristoloides Hágsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador Peru

    href="epibirostratum.htm">Epidendrum birostratum C.Schweinf. 1943 Ecuador Peru

  3. Epidendrum camilo-diazii Hágsater & Chocce 2010 Peru

  4. Epidendrum chachapoyarum Chocce-Peńa, Hágsater, Acuńa-Tarazona et Vega-Vera 2013 Peru

  5. Epidendrum incahuamanii Collantes & Hágsater 2015 Peru

  6. Epidendrum jalcaense Chocce, Dalström, Hágsater & J.Arnaiz 2010 Peru

  7. Epidendrum tetralobum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2013

  8. Epidendrum vegae Chocce & Hagsater 2010 Peru

GROUP Coronatum

Characterized by the relatively large plants with stems carrying many leaves and blooming on an apical, racemose inflorescence without spathaceous bracts and large waxy flowers with a 3 lobed lip that is basally bicallose.

  1. Epidendrum ammophilum Barb.Rodr. 1881 Brazil

  2. Epidendrum betimianum Barb.Rodr. 1882 Brazil

  3. Epidendrum coronatum Ruiz & Pav. 1798 Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad & Tobago, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil

  4. Epidendrum dentilobum Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf. 1935 Panama, Colombia, Fr Guyana, Guyana and North Brazil

  5. Epidendrum kanehirae Hágsater 2001 Peru

  6. Epidendrum tessmannii Mansf. 1928 Peru

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 253 Bennett & Christenson 1995; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 043 Bennett & Christenson 1993; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1117 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1113 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007 see recognition section;