Epiblastus sciadanthus (F.Muell.) Schltr. 1905 Photo by W. Arthur Whistler and The Rare Plants of American Samoa Website

Part shade Cool

Common Name or Meaning The Shadow Loving Epiblastus

Flower Size

Found in the Solomon Islands, Fiji, Samoa and Vanuatu on trees in montane mist forests at elevations above 1000 meters as a cool growing epiphyte

Synonyms *Bulbophyllum sciadanthum F.Muell. 1882; Eria ornithidioides Kraenzl. 1898; Eria sciadantha (F.Muell.) Kraenzl. 1911

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae of German New Guinea Schlechter 1911 drawing fide; Die Orchideen 3 Auflage Bd 1 Sonderabdruck aus Schlechter Lieferung 6 321 - 384 Brieger, Maatsch and Senghas 1975; The Orchids of the Solomon Islands and Bougainville Lewis & Cribb 1991; Orchids of Samoa Cribb & Whistler 1996 photo fide;