Epidendrum cyclotylosum Hágsater 2004 GROUP Alpicolum SUBGROUP Cyclotylosum Drawing © by Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Cold Summer EARLIERFall

Common Name or Meaning The Circular Callus Epidendrum [refers to the callus of the lip]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in northern Peru in podocarpus forests at elevations around 2500 to 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with branched, cane-like, arising from the basal internode of the previous stem, thin, laterally compressed, erect stems carrying 2 to 5, distributed in the apical 1/2 of the stem, articulate, oblong-elliptic, rounded apically leaves that blooms in the summer and earlier fall on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, arching, 4 to 8" [10 to 20 cm] long, simultaneously 13 to 15 flowered inflorescence with 2 ancipitous, tubular, narrow, acute spathes and has longer to shorter than the ovary, narrowly triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, pale brown red flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidaceaeum 8 Plate 730 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 drawing fide;