Monographs Details: Epidendrum compressum Griseb.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Roraima region, H. Teuscher s.n.; Rio Churiin (right bank) half way between Angel Falls and Rio Carrao, in moderately dense damp forest, G. C. K. Dunsterville 479. TRINIDAD (type of E. compressum), BRITISH GUIANA, COLOMBIA, ECUADOR (type of E. macrothyrsis), PERU, BOLIVIA and BRAZIL (type of E. yatapuense).

Discussion:

Epidendrum yatapense Barb. Rodr., Vellosia ed. 2, 1: 123. 1891.

Epidendrum macrothyrsis Lehm. & Kranzl., Engler Bot. Jahrb. 26: 472. 1899.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Guyana South America| Colombia South America| Ecuador South America| Peru South America| Bolivia South America| Brazil South America|