Epidendrum laxifoliatum Schltr. 1920 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part Shade

Common Name The Lax Leaved Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Cauca department of Colombia at elevations around 1000 meters as a medium sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, strict, cane-like stem carrying a few, sub-patent to erect-patent, coriaceous, ligulate-oblong, obtuse leaves that bloooms on a terminal, peduncle, erect, to 12" [30 cm] long, rachis to 3.2" [8 cm] long, subdensely many flowered inflorescence with erect-patent, shorter to equal to the ovary, narrowly lanceolate, acute floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 136 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 248 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Band 57 184 Figueren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide;

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