Epidendrum pendens L.O.Williams 1941 GROUP Difforme Photo by Zully and Infojardin Website.

Inflorescence Photo by COSPA and Their COSPA Website.

Common Name The Pendant Growing Epidendrum

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in montane forests at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters as a small to medium sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, laterally compressed, ancipitous stems carrying 8 to 12, lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, retuse, fleshy, margin entire, obliquely pendant, grayish green leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a pendant, terminal to lateral, sessile, 1 to rarely 2 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovaries floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Panama L.O. Williams & P Allen 1946 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 972 Hagsater 2007 drawing fide;