Monographs Details: Epidendrum imatophyllum Lindl.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Yarikita Police Station, along Amakura River near junction with Yarikita River, on overhanging tree, flowers pink, January 17-18, 1920, A. S. Hitchcock 17644; upper Rupununi River, near Dadanawa, lat. 2°45'N., epiphytic, flowers pink. May 28, 1922, J. S. De La Cruz 1383; vicinity of Bartica, on Essequibo River, lat. 6°25'N., flowers pink, September 3-12, 1922, De La Cruz 2021; upper Mazaruni region, at the mouth of Kamarang River, on small tree beside river, flowers pink, February 12, 1939, A. S. Pinkus 200. COLOMBIA. Trapecio Amazonico, Loretoyacu River, about 100 m alt., flowers purple, October 1945, R. E. Schultes 6729. SURINAM. Saramacca River, along Toekoemoetoe Creek, epiphytic in ant nest, flowers purple, October 8, 1944, B. Maguire 24916. VENEZUELA. Amazonas: Alto Ventuari, Salto Oso, (G. Bergold), G. C. K. Dunsterville 565; Rio Cuao, (Rio Orinoco at mouth of Rio Cuao), 100 m alt., February 13, 1949, B. Maguire & L. Politi 29028. Middle America, TRINIDAD, COLOMBIA, FRENCH GUIANA, BRAZIL and PERU. The type was noted as "GUIANA."

Distribution:Guyana South America| Trinidad and Tobago South America| Colombia South America| French Guiana South America| Brazil South America| Peru South America|