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 calacaliense Hágsater & Dodson 2001 Ecuador

  3. Epidendrum escobarianum Garay 1967 Colombia

  4. Epidendrum falsum Rchb.f. 1886

  5. Epidendrum lagotis Rchb.f. 1855 Venezuela

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

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

  8. Epidendrum molleturense Hagsater & Dodson 2004

  9. Epidendrum nigricans Schltr. 1913 Bolivia

  10. Epidendrum numbalense Hagsater & Dodson?

  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 Hagsater & 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 calyptroides Hagsater & Dodson

  2. Epidendrum schmidtchenii Hagsater & Santiago 2009 Colombia

  3. Epidendrum varesachii Foldats Venezuela

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Minutidentatum

  1. Epidendrum minutidentatum C Schweinf. 1943 Peru

  2. Epidendrum sangayense Hagsater & 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

  3. Epidendrum vesicaule LO Williams

    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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