Epidendrum commelinispathum Carnevali & Romero 2000 GROUP Aquaticum TYPE Drawing by Carnevali and Romero

Common Name The Commelinaceae-Like Inflorescence Epidendrum

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Amazonas Venezuela on ridges at elevations of 2300 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with terete, fairly stout, mostly leafy in the upper half stems carrying thick, very rigid, upwardly inclined, concave above, narrowly lanceolate, acute, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, racemose, rigidly erect, rachis stout, distichous, almost simultaneously several flowered inflorescence with wide, fleshy, as long as the pedicel floral bracts and carrying yellowish green flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Second edition Vol 1 Carnevali & Romero 2000 drawing fide; *Orchids of Venezuela, An Illustrated Field Guide Second edition Vol 3 Carnevali & Romero 2000; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003;

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