Epidendrum ibaguense grow as terrestrial or lithophytic in Trinidad, French Guyana, Venezuela, Colombia and Northern Brazil. It is a highly variable, large sized, erect, hot to warm growing, reed stem terrestrial or lithophytic species, which reaching up to 90 cm in height, with terete stems enveloped by grey or brown sheaths carrying elliptic, distichous, acute or obtuse, 10 cm in length leaves. The Ibague' Epidendrum is free blooming year round on a terminal, erect, to 35 cm long, simple or few branched raceme with an apical cluster of blooms that open in succession over a long period of time. The flowers are small, measuring 2.5 to 4 cm in diameter, the color may be red, orange or yellow. Sepals covered with wax. The lip inside is yellow, and at the edges with fringe.