Epidendrum mittelstaedtii Hágsater 1993 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Mittelstaedt’s Epidendrum [Guatemalan Orchid Nurseryman and Collector of species current]

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 1500 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple, somewhat laterally compressed, erect stems carrying 4 to 5, equidistant, all along the stem, coriaceous, elliptic to ovate, asymetrically bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, on a mature stem, occuring only once, shortly pedunculate, subumbellate, simultaneously 4 to 5 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, smooth, floral bracts and carrying resupinate, brilliant green flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 157 Hagsater 1993 drawing fide;

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