GROUP Physinga

Characterized by the generally small, caespitose plants with an apical, racemose inflorescence that produces new racemse in time and carries successively opening flowerswith only one open at a time on an elongate peduncle with acuminate bracts, an entire lip and an ovary with a prominent vesicule.

  1. Epidendrum acreense (Brieger & Bicalho) Christenson 1991 Brazil

  2. Epidendrum cystosum Ames 1934 Chiapas Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica

  3. Epidendrum hellerianum A.D.Hawkes 1966 Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia

  4. Epidendrum macroclinium Hágsater 1987 Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

  5. Epidendrum magnicallosum C.Schweinf. 1943 Venezuela and Peru

  6. Epidendrum physodes Rchb.f. 1873 Guatemala, Costa Rica and Panama

  7. Epidendrum polygonatum Lindl. 1858 Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic

  8. Epidendrum prostratum (Lindl.) Cogn. 1898 Guyana Ecuador Peru

  9. Epidendrum strobilicaule Hagsater & Benelli 2008 Brazil

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 054 Bennett & Christenson 1993; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1184 Hagsater & Sanchez & Garcia-Cruz 2008; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1325 Hagsater 2010 see recognition section ; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1353 Hagsater 2010 see recognition section