Epidendrum pseudoglobiflorum Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP Diothonea

TYPE Drawing by © R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The False E globiflorum Epidendrum

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador around Loja on the eastern slope of the Andes at elevations of 2600 to 3300 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, terete, thin, sinuous, newly arising from an upper internode of the previous stem carrying about 8 on the initial stem, 3 to 6 on the upper stem, lanceolate-oblong, obtuse, bilobed, with a low dorsal keel, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall theough winter on a terminal, racemose, peduncle short, bractless, subglobose, dense, simultaneously 7 to 20 flowered inflorescence with about half as long as the ovary, lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying resupinate, trumpet shaped, orange to vermillion red flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 780 Hagsater & Dodson 2004 drawing fide;

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