GROUP Pleuranthium SUBGROUP Dendrobii

Characterized by the sympodial, caespitose, canelike, tall stems with several short lateral inflorescence with several flowers per raceme, and has a short or reduced clinadrium hood.

  1. Epidendrum aggregatum Lindl. 1841

  2. Epidendrum dendrobii Rchb.f. 1850

  3. Epidendrum dendromacroophorum Hágsater, E.Santiago & O.Pérez 2013 Colombia Ecuador

GROUP Pleuranthium SUBGROUP Phragmites

Characterized by the caespitose habit, cane-like, elongate stems with several short, lateral inflorescence

  1. Epidendrum leonii D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998 Peru

  2. Epidendrum lilijae Foldats 1968 Ecuador

  3. Epidendrum phragmites A.H.Heller & L.O.Williams 1968 Nicaragua Costa Rica

  4. Epidendrum phragmitoides Hágsater 2010 Colombia

  5. Epidendrum tripetalum Sessé & Moc. 1894 Mexico

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 728 Hamer 1982; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 9 Plate 997 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1158 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 13 Plate 1371 Hagsater 2010 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 14 palte 1422 Hagsater E.Santiago & O.Pérez 2013 see recognition section; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 drawing/photo fide

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