Epidendrum myrmecophorum Barb.Rodr. 1891 GROUP Smaragdinum Drawing by Cogniaux


Common Name The Ant Loving Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil in rainforests as a large sized, erect to pendulous, hot to warm growing epiphyte that blooms on a 12" [30 cm] long inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003;