GROUP Filamentosum

Characterized by thin, short, pendant stems arising from the previous stem carrying a single, persistent, apical, linear-lanceolate, acuminate leaf [the juvenile stem has several leaves] and an apical, short, racemose inflorescence and has successive, fleshy, narrowly 3 lobed, margin of the lateral lobes dentate to ciliate, the anther is narrowly ovoid and long surpasses the apex of the column.

  1. Epidendrum amphorastele Hágsater, A.G.Diaz & E.Santiago 2018 Peru

  2. Epidendrum filamentosum Kraenzl. 1920 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru,

  3. Epidendrum moronense Dodson & Hágsater 1989 Ecuador

  4. Epidendrum ruizlarreanum D.E.Benn. & Christenson 2001 Peru

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 12 Plate 1242 Hagsater & Sanchez 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 15 [1] Plate 1543 Hagsater & Sanchez 2015 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 16[2] Plate 1668 Hagsater & Sanchez 2018 see recognition section;