Epidendrum carnevalii Hágsater & L.Sánchez 1999 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by Hagsater & Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name Carnevali's Epidendrum [Venezuelan Orchid Specialist current]

Flower Size 1" [4 cm]

Found in Venezuela at elevations of 800 to 1800 meters as a miniature to small sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, somewhat laterally compressed, flexuous stems carrying 4 to 12, narrowly elliptic, bilobed leaves that blooms in the later spring through late summer on a terminal ocuring only once, sessile, simultaneously 3 to 10 flowered inflorescence with resupinate, white greenish flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1961 as E difforme Drawing fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 36 #9 1967 as E difformeOrchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as Neolehmannia difforme drawing fide; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 321 Hagsater & Santiago 1999 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo ok;