Epidendrum reveloi Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Philippii TYPE Drawing by R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Revelo's Epidendrum [Ecuadorian Collector of type species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in northen Ecuador on the Eastern Cordillera in humid elfin forests at elevations around 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte with cane-like, erect, simple, terete, laterally compressed stems carrying 3 to 4, all along the apical 1/3 of the stem, narrowly elliptic, acute, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a terminal, with 2, imbricate, conduplicate, acute-acuminate spathes, on a mature stem, erect, racemose, occurring only once, peduncle terete, 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, 4.8" [12 cm] long overall, simultaneously 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, non-fragrant flowers with the sepals and petals bronze green and the lip apple green with an occasional blotch of purple .

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 180 Hagsater & Dodson 1993 drawing fide;

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