GROUP Eximium

Characterized by the relatively short plants to 16" [40 cm] tall, the sympodial, non-branching, few leafed stems that blooms on an apical, generally racemose inflorescence that is short, shorter than the apical leaf and carrying bell shaped, showy, greenish yellow to green with brown or purple tinted flowers with an entire lip, and very small calli.

  1. Epidendrum eximium L.O. Williams 1941 Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador

  2. Epidendrum sobralioides Ames & Correll 1943 Mexico and Guatemala

  3. Epidendrum warszewiczii Rchb.f. 1852 Costa Rica

ReferencesW3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 1 Plate 030 Hagsater Salazar 1990; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1179 Hagsater 2008 see recognition section;