GROUP Ventricosum

Characterized by the sympodial habit, the few leaved stem the prominent spathaceous bract and the resupinate flowers, mostly bright purple witha wide, smotth nectary that does not penetrate the ovary

  1. Epidendrum amethystinum Rchb.f. 1867 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum diommum Hágsater & Chocce 2009 Peru

  3. Epidendrum leimebambense Ecuador & Peru

  4. Epidendrum pachygastrium Kraenzl. 1905 Ecuador

  5. Epidendrum ventricosum Lindl. 1841 Ecuador and Peru
Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1302 Hagsater & Sanchez 2010 see recognition section

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