SYNTYPES: [Colombia]. New Granada at Popayán. It was introduced , from Popayan, by Messrs . F . Sander & Co., of St. Albans, with whom it flowered in November 1889. It was also received from Mr. F. W. Mooxe, Glasnevin Botanic Garden, Dublin, in September 1892 ( holotype , K).
Epidendrum cristobalense Ames, Schedul. Orch. 4: 38-39. 1923 .
TYPE: Costa Rica. San Cristobal, alt 5000-8000 ft, 12 Jan 1923, C.H. Lankester & Alfredo Sancho 381 ( holotype , AMES).
Epidendrum laucheanum Rolfe ex Bonhof, Gartenflora 41: 183. 1892. nom. nud.