Epidendrum envigadoense Hágsater 1999 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum TYPE Drawing by Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Partial shadeCold LATE Summer EARLYFall

Common Name or Meaning The Envigado Epidendrum [A town in Antioquia where the type was collected ]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2500 to 2650 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with simple, thin, cane-like, terete, thin, producing new stems from the intermediate nodes of the previous stems and carrying 2 to 3, subcoriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, acute, smooth leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, occuring only once, racemose, arching, to 2" [5 cm] long including the short peduncle, simultaneously 7 to 8 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate, floral bracts and carrying resupinate, yellowish flowers with the column base greenish.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Plate 330 Hagsater 1999 drawing fide