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Orchid Species: Epidendrum ciliare

(This name is currently accepted by Kew.)

Epidendrum ciliare is an orchid species identified by L. in 1759.
Epidendrum (Epi.)
(name currently accepted by Kew)
ORIGIN: Native to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Leewards, Puerto Rico, Windwards, Trinidad & Tobago, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil in wet montane forests high in trees at elevations of 500 to 1000 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Medium to large sized, warm growing epiphyte and sometimes as a lithophyte with one or 2, elliptic, obtuse, coriaceous leaves on a clavate, compressed above, subterete below, 5 to 6 nodes covered by close distichous, imbricating sheaths pseudobulb that blooms in the winter and early spring on a terminal, to 12 [30 cm] long, racemose, few to several [5 to 6] flowered inflorescence arising on a newly maturing pseudobulb and carrying fragrant flowers.

FLOWER SIZE: 3 to 7 inches [8 to 17 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Auliza Alz ciliaris 1812 (L.) Salisb.
Add+ Encyclia E ciliaris 1955 (L.) A.Lemée
Add+ Epidendrum Epi cuspidatum 1817 G.Lodd.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi sanctalucianum 1975 H.G.Jones
Add+ Encyclia E ciliare
Add+ Coilostylis Coil ciliaris 2004 (L.) Withner & P.A.Harding
Add+ Coilostylis Coil cuspidata 2004 (G.Lodd.) Withner & P.A.Harding
Add+ Coilostylis Coil emarginata 1838 Raf.
Add+ Epidendrum Epi viscidum 1840 Lindl.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Epi. ciliare 'Puddle Jumper' (3 awards from 2006 to 2012) Epi. ciliare 'Canaan Gold' (3 awards from 1981 to 2010) Epi. ciliare 'Orchidglade' (3 awards from 1958 to 1997) Epi. ciliare 'Wössen' (2 awards in 2013) Epi. ciliare 'Vivian' (2 awards from 1975 to 2011) Epi. ciliare 'Carrie Sue' (2 awards from 1997 to 2004) Epi. ciliare 'Soroa Constellation' (2 awards in 2001) Epi. ciliare 'Lily' (2 awards from 1983 to 1998) Epi. ciliare 'Carolyn's Joy' (2019) Epi. ciliare 'Gustav' (2018) Epi. ciliare 'Vene Mae' (2018) Epi. ciliare 'Christmas Orchid' (2016) Epi. ciliare 'Criolla' (2016) Epi. ciliare 'Wayln's Splendor' (2015) Epi. ciliare 'Rio Blanco' (2014) Epi. ciliare 'RIO' (2013) Epi. ciliare 'Hammelbach' (2012) Epi. ciliare 'U.S. Botanic Garden' (2011) Epi. ciliare 'STEN' (2010) Epi. ciliare 'Brewton Bronze' (2007)
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