Epidendrum dentilobum Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf. 1935 GROUP CoronatumPhoto by Gaspar Silvera and The Herbario Universidad de Panama Website

Collection Sheet

Collection sheet by The Epidendra Website

Part sun Hot LATER Summer EARLYFall

Common Name The Toothed Lip Epidendrum [refers to the small basal tooth on the lateral lobes of the lip]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Panama, Colombia, Fr Guiana, Guyana and northern Brazil in lowland rainforest at elevations around 50 meters as a small to medium sized, hot growing epiphtye with erect, slender, simple canes carrying several, hard textured, linear, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, occuring only once, pendant, .8 to 2" [2 to 5 cm] long, simultaneously 3 to 7 flowered, racemose inflorescence with waxy flowers.

Synonyms Epidendrum begotii P.Castro & da Silva 1995

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; Icones Orchidacearum Brasilenses Vol I Plate 078 Castro & Campacci 2000 drawing good; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1117 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 drawing fide;