Epidendrum paniculatum

Epidendrum paniculatum

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. paniculatum
Binomial name
Epidendrum paniculatum
Ruiz and Pavon 1798

Epidendrum paniculatum is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms in the summer with many 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found in the forest of Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Windwards, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and Argentina at elevations up to 2100 meters


Plants grow in intermediate to warm conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter.


Common Names: The Paniculate Epidendrum


  1. Epidendrum atacazoicum Schltr 1921
  2. Epidendrum bifalce Schltr. 1929
  3. Epidendrum brachythyrsus Kraenzl 1911
  4. Epidendrum caloglossum Schltr. 1921
  5. Epidendrum densiflorum Hooker 1840
  6. Epidendrum falsiloquum Rchb.f. 1885
  7. Epidendrum fastigiatum Lindl. Fol. Orchid. 3: 56 1853
  8. Epidendrum floribundum Kunth 1816
  9. Epidendrum frons-bovis Kraenzl. 1905
  10. Epidendrum humidicolum Schltr. 1922
  11. Epidendrum isthmi Schlechter 1922
  12. Epidendrum laeve Lindley 1844
  13. Epidendrum longicrure Schltr. 1920
  14. Epidendrum macroceras Schltr. 1920
  15. Epidendrum ornatum Lem. 1848
  16. Epidendrum paniculatum var. longicrure Lindl. 1853
  17. Epidendrum piliferum Rchb.f 1877
  18. Epidendrum reflexum A&S 1925
  19. Epidendrum resectum Rchb.f 1877
  20. Epidendrum rubrocinctum Lindl. 1843
  21. Epidendrum syringaeflorum Warsz. ex Rchb. f. 1854
  22. Epidendrum turialvae Rchb.f 1871

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