Epidendrum pachyclinium Hágsater & E.Santiago 2016 GROUP Megalospathum SUBGROUP Vesicaule

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo by © Sebastian Vieira/TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Thick Clinandrium Hood Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2” [3 cm]

Found in Antioquia, to Narino Department of Colombia without locational data at elevations around 1600 to 2000 meters as a small sized, cool, pendent growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, newly arising from the basal internode of the previous stem carrying 7 to 10, all along the upper 2/3’s of the stem, unequal, basal one smaller, alternate, articulate, obliquely narrowly lanceolate, short-acuminate, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on a terminal, erect, arising through 1 to 2, hemi-ovate, acute, conduplicate, oblique spathes, sessile, .24” [6 mm] long overall, terete, thin, simultaneously 2 flowered inflorescence with totally hidden within the spathe floral bracts and carrying resupinate, green flowers with white calli.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 15 [2] Plate 1590 Hagsater & Santiago 2015 drawing fide;