Epidendrum azulense D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998 GROUP Secundum SUBGROUP Secundum [Calanthum] TYPE Drawing by D.E.Benn. & Christenson


Common Name The Cordillera Azul Epidendrum [A mountain range in Peru]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the department of Huanuco Peru at elevations around 1400 to 1500 meters as a medium to large sized, cool growing terrestrial with terete, leafy towards the apex stems arising from median internodes of the previous stem and carrying elliptic, acute, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the later spring on a terminal, sometimes laterally branching, peduncle to 4" 10 cm] long, rachis to 1.6" [4 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescnece with minute floral bracts and carrying dark pink flowers with a white margined callus on the lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 452 Bennett & Christenson 1998 drawing fide;