Epidendrum campii Hágsater & Dodson 2004 GROUP Alpicolum SUBGROUP Pergracile TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater & Dodson and the The Epidendra Website

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Common Name Camp's Epidendrum [American Orchid collector mid 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador at elevations around 2700 to 3000 meters as a miniature to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple, ancipitous, arising from the middle internode of the previous stem carrying 4 to 6, all along the stem, narrowly elliptic, acute, apiculate, erose margin apically leaves that blooms in the late summer on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, arcuate, 3.2 to 6.8" [8 to 17 cm] long including the 2.4 to 4.2" [6 to 10.5 cm] long peduncle, simultaneously to 13 flowered inflorescence arising through 2 to 3, tubular, ancipitous, acute spathes, and with triangular, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bract and carrying resupinate, greenish yellow flowers that are tinged deep purplish..

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 716 Hagsater & Dodson 2004 drawing fide

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