Epidendrum camilo-diazii Hágsater & Chocce 2010 GROUP Coronatum SUBGROUP Aristisepalum TYPE Drawing by Hagsater & Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Camilio Diaz's Epidendrum [Peruvian Botanist Collector of Type current]

Flower Size 1.2” [3 cm]

Found in Luya Province Peru at elevations of 2700 to 3300 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with simple, cane-like, terete, thin, straight stems carrying 6 to 11, alternate, suberect, all along the stem, articulated, linear-elliptic, coriaeceous, green, apically rounded, mucronate-aristate, crenulate margined leaves taht blooms in the winter on a terminal, racemose, arching, peduncle short, terete, thin, slightly arched, rachis thin, terete, arching, densely and simultaneously to 12 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular floral bracts and carryying rsupinate, bright orange-red, non fragrant flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 13 plate 1308 Hagsater & Chocce 2010 drawing fide;