Epidendrum aurigineum Barringer 1991 publ. 1992 GROUP Epidanthus

TYPE Drawing by Barringer and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Golden Epidendrum [refers to the flower color]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia in wet montane forests at elevations around 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with scandent, terete stems carrying about 5 to 7, all along the stem, alternate, persistent, terete, linear, acute, slightly keeled leaves that blooms in the late spring on a terminal, racemose, erect, green to yellow, 2.8 [ 7 cm] long, slightly fractiflex, slightly flattened, successively few flowered inflorescence with ovate-lanceolate, slightly amplexicaul basally, acute to acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Brittonia 43(4): 242 Barringer 1991 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;