Monographs Details: Epidendrum purpurascens Focke
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - COLOMBIA. Vaupes: Cerro de Yapoboda, headwaters of Rio Kuduyari, about 184 m alt., in savanna among scrub, August 15, 1960, L. A. Garay 112. SURINAM. Tafelberg, epiphyte, B. Maguire 26214; Schmidt Mountain, Km 7, headwaters of Saramacca River, infrequent on rocks in high mixed forest, October 3, 1944, Maguire 24882. COSTA RICA, VENEZUELA, BRITISH GUIANA and ? BRAZIL. The type was from SURINAM.

Distribution:Colombia South America| Suriname South America| Costa Rica South America| Venezuela South America| Guyana South America| Brazil South America|