GROUP Nanodes

Characterized by the caespitose to creeping sympodial plants with the short stems enveloped completely by the base of the non articulate, flesshy, imbricate leaves and having a sessile, few flowered inflorescence

Type species = ! = Epidendrum schlechterianum Ames 1924

    Epidendrum brevicaule Schltr. 1922 Peru

  1. Epidendrum congestoides Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930 Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica

  2. Epidendrum congestum Rolfe 1913 Costa Rica

  3. Epidendrum gonzalez-tamayoi Hágsater 1993 Mexico

  4. Epidendrum iltisorum Dodson 1980 Ecuador

  5. Epidendrum longirepens (C. Schweinf.) C. Schweinf. 1953 Peru

  6. Epidendrum mathewsii Rchb.f. 1886

  7. Epidendrum medusae (Rchb. f.) Pfitzer 1889 Ecuador

  8. Epidendrum microcattleya (Kraenzl.) Schltr. 1921 Peru

  9. Epidendrum microcattleyioides D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001<./A>

  10. Epidendrum neodiscolor Hágsater 1993

  11. Epidendrum oxynanodes Hágsater 1999 Colombia

  12. Epidendrum schizoclinandrium D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001 Peru

  13. Epidendrum schlechterianum Ames 1924 Panama

  14. Epidendrum serruliferum Schltr. 1923 Costa Rica & Panama

  15. Epidendrum tachirense Foldats 1968 Venezuela

  16. Epidendrum uleinanodes Hágsater 1999 Peru Brazil

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 380 Dodson 1980; Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 136 Hagsater & Salazar 1993; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 363 Hagsater & Salazar 1999; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 392 Hagsater & Salazar 1999; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 920 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 2007; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 921 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 2007; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 982 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 2007; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 986 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 2007;

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