GROUP Megalospathum

Characterized by the caespitose but branching habit, many leafed stem, fleshy, oblique leaves a short few flowered racemose inflorescence subtended by a large semi-ovate spathe carrying a few resupinate flowers with the coulumn obliquely united to the lip, occasionally free.

  1. Epidendrum braccigerum Rchb.f. 1877 Peru

  2. Epidendrum brachyrhodochilum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2015 Western Venezuela and Colombia

  3. Epidendrum calacaliense Hágsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  4. Epidendrum escobarianum Garay 1967 Colombia

  5. Epidendrum falsum Rchb.f. 1886

  6. Epidendrum megalospathum Rchb.f. 1877 Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela

  7. Epidendrum miradoranum Dodson & D.E.Benn. 1989 Ecuador Peru

  8. Epidendrum molleturense Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  9. Epidendrum nigricans Schltr. 1913 Bolivia

  10. Epidendrum plagiophyllum Hágsater 1999 Panama

  11. Epidendrum platypetalum Hágsater 2001 Colombia

  12. Epidendrum portillae Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  13. Epidendrum posadarum Hágsater 2001 Colombia

  14. Epidendrum rhodochilum (Schltr.) Hágsater & Dodson 1992 Colombia and Ecuador

  15. Epidendrum rhomboscutellum Hágsater et E.Santiago 2013 Colombia and Ecuador

  16. Epidendrum saccirhodochilum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2009 Ecuador

  17. Epidendrum scutella Lindl. 1844 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

  18. Epidendrum stahlii Hagsater & Dodson

  19. Epidendrum stanhopeanum Kraenzl. 1897 Colombia

  20. Epidendrum tigriphyllum Hágsater 1999 Colombia

  21. Epidendrum vulcanicum Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 27: 76 1924 Colombia

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Cupreum

  1. Epidendrum cupreum F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum kymatochilum Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador Peru

  3. Epidendrum orbiculatum C.Schweinf. 1943 Peru

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Inornatum

  1. Epidendrum schmidtchenii Hágsater & E.Santiago 2009 Colombia

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Minutidentatum

  1. Epidendrum minutidentatum C.Schweinf. 1943 Peru

  2. Epidendrum sangayense Hágsater & Dodson 2006 Ecuador

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Obliquifolium

  1. Epidendrum obliquifolium Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf. 1935 Costa Rica

  2. Epidendrum plagiophyllum Hagsater 1999 Panama

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Vesicicaule

  1. Epidendrum calyptratum F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899 Colombia and Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum calyptratoides Hágsater & Dodson 2001Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

  3. Epidendrum calyptrectylosum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2013

  4. Epidendrum cardiomorphum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2016 Ecuador

  5. Epidendrum chaparense Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989 Bolivia

  6. Epidendrum falcivesicicaule Hágsater & E.Santiago 2016 Colombia, Ecuador and Peru Colombia, Ecuador and Peru

  7. Epidendrum lagotis Rchb.f. 1855 Colombia

  8. Epidendrum pachyclinium Hágsater & E.Santiago 2016 Colombia

  9. Epidendrum platyclinium Hágsater & Dodson 1999 Ecuador

  10. Epidendrum platypetalum Hágsater 2001 Colombia

  11. Epidendrum vesicicaule L.O.Williams 1940 Ecuador and Peru

    References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 052 Bennett & Christenson 1993; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 343 Hagsater 1999 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 370 Hagsater 1999 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 387 Hagsater 1999 see recognition section;Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 460 Hagsater 2001 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 472 Hagsater 2001 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 474 Hagsater 2001 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 750 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 762 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 777 Hagsater 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 861 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1287 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1290 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 13 Plate 1364 Hagsater 2010 see recognition section

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