GROUP Jajaense

Characterized by the caespitose plants with thickened stems, a single sessile leaf the upper side dark green with the veins marked white, short racemose or sub-umbellate inflorescence with or without a spathe, with compact flowers, the lip always facing towards the axis of the raceme.

  1. Epidendrum jajense Rchb. f. 1854 Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia?

  2. Epidendrum unifoliatum Schltr.1921 Peru

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 18(1) plate 1815 2020 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 18(1) plate 1846 Hagsater & Santiago 2020 See recognition section