Epidendrum tiwinzaense Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Bicirrhatum TYPE Drawing by © Lopez and The AMO Herbaria Website

LATE EARLIER

Common Name The Tiwinza Epidendrum [A town in Ecuador near where the tyoe was collected]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador near the Peruvian border on the Cordillera del Condor at elevations around 1800 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, thin, straight stems carrying 7, all along the apical 2/3'ds of the stem, sub-erect, sub-coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, acumiante, minutely apicaulte, margin entire leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a terminal, racemose, short, arching, occuring only once, peduncle short, .48" [1.2 cm] long, terete, thin, with 2 basal bracts similar to the floral bracts but longer, rachis 1" [2.5 cm] long, 1.46" [3.6 cm] long overall, successively 1 or 2, to 6 flowered inflorescence with about twice as long as the ovary, gradually shorter above, triangular, lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pale green flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 795 Hagsater 2004 drawing fide;

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