Epidendrum costatum A. Rich. & Galeotti 1945 Photo courtesy of Noble Bashor


Common Name The Ribbed-Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size

Oaxaca Mx., 2103m elev., Puerto Escondido Rd. epiphytic on large oaks growing with Epidendrum oaxacanum and blooms in the later summer and early fall on a terminal, racemose, few to several flowered inflorescence with successive opening flowers.

Closely related to E guerrerense, E hueycantenangense E mixtecanum and E oaxacanum,


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 141 Hagsater 1993 as E guerrerense see recognition section; Algunas Orquideas de Mexico Tomo 1 Suarez 2013 photo fide