Epidendrum arevaloides Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP Diothonea Photo by © Alexander Hirtz

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © Hágsater & Dodson and The Epidendra WebSite

Common Name The Arevaloi-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador in wet montane forests at elevations of 1850 to 2780 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect, simple, cane-like, thin, terete stems producing new stems from the apical internode of the previous stem and carrying 4 to 9, on the apical 1/2 of the stem, narrowly lanceolate, bilobed to unequally bilobed, entire margin leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, racemose, erect to arching, occuring only once, terete, thin, .6" to 1.2" [1.5 to 3 cm] long, several to many flowered inflorescence with triangular, long-acuminate, as long as, to shorter than, the ovary floral bracts carrying 8 to 17, simultaneously opening, green to green-yellowish, reddish to rarely pinkish flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 #551 as E heterothonaeum photo fide; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 706 Hasater & Salazar 2004 drawing fide; Orquideologia Vol 24 #1 2005 photo fide;