Epidendrum campylostele Hágsater & R.Vásquez 2004 GROUP Elleanthoides SUBGROUP Guacamayense TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater & Vasquez and the The Epidendra Website

Common Name The Incurved Column Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Bolivia in cloud forests at elevations around 1750 to 1850 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with cane-like, terete, branching, thin, arising from the upper middle area of the main stem, branches shorter and carrying 4 to 6, towards the apex, linear-lanceolate, acute, apiculate, crenulate apically margin leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, paniculate, distichous, arching-nutant, .8 to 1.6" [2 to 4 cm] long including the .28" [7 mm] long, filiform, laterally compressed apically peduncle, rachis somewhat flexuous, successively 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying 2 greenish white to yellow green flowers open at any one time.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 718 Hagsater & Dodson 2004 drawing fide