GROUP Philippii Characterized by the simpodial, caespitose habit, laterally compressed stems, successive flowers and a generally sub-erect, paniculate inflorescence, the peduncle with up to 4 prominent, conduplicate, ancipitose, bracts covering the lower part of the peduncle.

TYPE For the group Epidendrum philippii Rchb.f. 1850

  1. Epidendrum lezlieae R.Vásquez & Ibisch 2003 Bolivia

  2. !Epidendrum philippii Rchb.f. 1850 Peru

  3. Epidendrum refractoides C.Schweinf. 1943 Peru

  4. Epidendrum refractoides var. humile C. Schweinf. 1943 Peru

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1478 Hagsater 2013 see recognition section