Epidendrum aristisepalum Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Coronatum SUBGROUP AristisepalumDrawing by © Jimenez & Hagsater and The Epidenra WebSite

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Common Name The Awned Sepal Epidendrum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations around 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple, terete below, laterally compressed above stem and carrying 7 to 8, all along the stem, sub-coriaceous, narrowly oblong to lanceolate, acute, minutely apiculate, unequal, margin revolute leaves that blooms in the later summer on a terminal, racemose, 1" [2.5 cm] long, erect, several flowered inflorescence with a much shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bract and carrying 9 to 10 simultaneously opening, resupinate, fleshy flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 412 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;

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