Epidendrum tumuc-humaciense (Veyret) Carnevali & G.A.Romero 1996GROUP Nocturnum

TYPE Drawing by Bennett & Christenson

Common Name The Tumuc Humac Epidendrum [?]

Flower Size 1.2 [3 cm]

Found in Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, French Guiana, Surinam, northern Brazil and Peru in wet montane forests in sandy or clay loam at elevations of 100 to 1980 meters as a large sized, hot to cool growing terrestrial or occasional epiphyte with caespitose, erect, laterally compressed stems carrying 3 to 5, towards the apex, oblong-elliptic to oval, basally clasping leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on an abbreviated, subumbellate, pluriracemose, successively 12 to rarely 2, several flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate, color variable flowers commonly with pale green to yellowish white sepals and petals, less commonly muddy yellow.

Synonyms *Epidendrum nocturnum var. tumuc-humaciense Veyret 1983

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 51 Bennett & Christenson 1993 as E nocturnum var tumac-humaciense drawing fide;

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------