Epidendrum anastasioi Hágsater 1993 GROUP Difforme

TYPE Drawing Photo by © Karremans/TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater and Epidendra Website

Common Name Anastasio's Epidendrum [Sr. Anastasio Alfaro - Costa Rican Orchid Enthusiast and Collector of type current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in wet forests at elevations around 1200 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a simple, reed-like, somewhat laterally compressed, slightly zigzag stem carrying 5 to 9, all along the stem, subcoriaceous, thin, elliptic, unequally bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, occuring only once, subumbellate, 15 to 22 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, ovate, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate, simultaneously opening flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 106 Hagsater & Sanchez 1993 drawing fide;