Epidendrum maderoi Schltr. 1920 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Drawing Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name Madero's Epidendrum [Colombian Orchid Collector early 1900's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing branched epiphyte with elongate, subflexuous stems carrying erect-patent, coriaceous, ligulate to lanceoalte-ligulate, obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, umbelliform, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence arising through a single, compressed spathe


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Schlechter 1920; Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide