GROUP Compressibulbum

Characterized by the sympodial, caespitose habit, the prominent, laterally compressed pseudobulbs, the 1 to 4 leaves aggregate at the apex, the erect, large, paniculate inflorescence, the flowers numerous and small sepals, a cordiform to widely ovate lip, the nectary short, inflated at the perianth.

  1. Epidendrum compressibulbum D.E. Benn. & Christenson 1998 Ecuador, Peru

  2. Epidendrum lumbaquiense Hágsater & Dodson 1999 Ecuador

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 349 Hagsater & Dodson 1999 *Icones Orchidacearum 18(1) plate 1807 2020 see recognition section