Epidendrum alfredii Schltr. 1923 GROUP Nocturnum SUBGROUP Nocturnum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter The Epidendra Website


Common Name Alfred's Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica as a large sized epiphyte with erect canes carrying about 20, erect-patent, narrowly lanceolate, acute, fleshy-coriaceous, shiny, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, subsessile, 2.4" [6 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 115 Schlechter 1923