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 commelinoides Schltr. 1920 Colombia

  5. Epidendrum escobarianum Garay 1967 Colombia

  6. Epidendrum falsum Rchb.f. 1886

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

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

  9. Epidendrum molleturense Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  10. Epidendrum nigricans Schltr. 1913 Bolivia

  11. Epidendrum plagiophyllum Hágsater 1999 Panama

  12. Epidendrum platyoon Schltr. 1921 Peru

  13. Epidendrum platypetalum Hágsater 2001 Colombia

  14. Epidendrum portillae Hágsater & Dodson 2004 Ecuador

  15. Epidendrum posadarum Hágsater 2001 Colombia

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

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

  18. Epidendrum saccirhodochilum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2009 Ecuador

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

  20. Epidendrum stahlii Hagsater & Dodson

  21. Epidendrum stanhopeanum Kraenzl. 1897 Colombia

  22. Epidendrum tigriphyllum Hágsater 1999 Colombia

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

GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Cupreum

  1. Epidendrum cupreum F.Lehm. & Kraenzl. 1899 Colombia, 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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