Epidendrum isomerum Schltr. 1906 GROUP Ramosum Photo by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR


Common Name The Equal Count Epidendrum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Guyana and Ecuador in tropical forests at elevations around 100 to 1000 meters as a large to giant sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a branched stems that can reflower after elongating with evenly distributed, articulate, very narrowly lanceolate, coriaceous, acute leaves that blooms in the summer through fall on a single flowered, sessile inflorecence carrying an often not opening well, nocturnally scented flower

Synonyms Epidendrum guayasense Schltr.1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 2: 132. 1921; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946; AOS Bulletin Vol 28 No 5 1959; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 83 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 720 Hamer 1982 drawing fide; Selbyana Vol 10 Orchids of Central America Hamer 1988 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 1 Plate 32 Hagsater 1990 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 drawing fide; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 1 Pupulin 2005 photo fide; Orquideas de la Serrania del Baudo Misas Urreta 2006 drawing/photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 944 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 11 Plate 1200 Hagsater 2008 see recognition section; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 3 Morales 2009 photo fide; Guia de Orquideas de Chiapas Carlos Rommel Beutelspacher Baigts 2013 photo fide; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 drawing/photo fide