Epidendrum pazii Hágsater 2001 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Renilabium Photo by © Cairorquideas Website

Fragrance Part sun CoolCold Fall THROUGH Spring

Common Name Paz' Epidendrum [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast Current]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in western Colombia at elevations of 1850 to 2300 meters as a giant sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial with branching, erect, cane-like, laterally compressed stems carrying numerous, all along the stem, widely elliptic, twice as long as wide, rounded to unequally bilobed apically leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, arching, short, flattened inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying successively opening, 8 at a time, pleasingly fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 469 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 drawing/photo fide