Condylago furculifera Dressler & Bogarín 2007

Side View

Inflorescence Photos by © Dressler, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Little Fork Condylago [refers to the fork-like pedicels of the inflorescence]

Flower Size .2" [.5cm]

Found in Panama at elevations around 1000 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 short, tubular, conduplicate, acute, imbricating, papyraceous sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, oblanceolate to obovate, conduplicate, acute, slightly emarginate to tridenticulate, cuneate below into the short, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a distichous, loose, racemose, to 12" [to 30 cm] long, cylindric, progressively congested, zig-zag, single, successively several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Harv. Pap. Bot. 12(1): 2. 2007.