GROUP Ventricosum

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

  1. Epidendrum amethystinum Rchb.f. 1867 Ecuador

  2. Epidendrum buchtienii Schltr. 1912 Bolivia

  3. Epidendrum diommum Hágsater & Chocce 2009 Peru

  4. Epidendrum leimebambense Hágsater 1993 Ecuador & Peru

  5. Epidendrum pachygastrium Kraenzl. 1905 Ecuador

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

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