Epidendrum boscoense Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Alpicolum TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater & Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Common Name The San Juan Bosco Epidendrum [a town near where the species was discovered]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador on the Amazonian slope of the Andes in swamps at elevations around 1000 meters as a miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, slightly flexuous, arising from near the base of the previous stems carrying 4, all along the upper 2/3's of the stem, grass-like, linear, acute, entire margin, progressively longer leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, on mature stems, racemose, suberect, 1.6" [4 cm] long, to 10 flowered inflorescence arising through a linear, tubular, conduplicate, acute, longer than the peduncle spathe and has longer than the ovary, linear-lanceolate floral bracts and carrying apparently successively opening, green flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaum 4 Plate 419 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;