Epidendrum archilarum Chiron 2011 GROUP Nocturnum SUBGROUP Nocturnum

TYPE Drawing by Chiron and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Archila's Epidendrum [Guatemalan Family Orchid Enthusiasts current]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Guatemala on the Vulcan de Jumay within the cone at elevations around 1900 to 2000 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, erect, straight stems carrying 4 to 5, distichous, articulate, elliptic-lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, undetermined inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Richardiana 6(4): 187 Chiron 2011 drawing fide