The genus Epidendrum (Epi) contains 1000 known species through out tropical Americas and the Caribbean. Extremely varied.
Epidendrum rousseauae grows in Costa Rica and Panama and into Colombia. It grows very tropical in humid, warm to hot conditions at low elevations. It is fragrant and the flowers are reasonably long lasting. Possibly SYN of Epidendrum laterale.
02/11/2011 - Divided.
09/25/2010 - Added to the collection from the SCOS BBQ.
TRIBE: Epidendreae SUBTRIBE: Laeliinae