Epidendrum sertorum Garay & Dunst. 1972 GROUP Difforme Drawing by Dunsterville & Garay and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Wreath Bearing Epidendrum [refers to the subumbellate inflorescence]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Colombia in wet rainforests at elevations around 100 to 200 meters as a small sized, hot growing, epiphyte with erect to suberect, leafy stems carrying unequal, light green, shiny, softly fleshy, oblong-elliptic, apically bilobed, basally clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, sessile, subumbellate, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1972 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003; ;