Epidendrum albertii Schltr. 1923GROUP Albertii SUBGROUP Albertii Drawing by Dodson and the The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Drawing hmm terminal inflorescence?? Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Part sun Warm Hot WinterSpringSummerFall

Common Name or Meaning Albert's Epidendrum [Mr Brenes, Costa Rican Botanist 1900's]

Flower Size 3/8" [10mm]

Found in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 500 to 1600 meters as a small to medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial or rarely lithophyte on rocks over streams or an epiphyte in wet, primary, montane forests with a cane-like, flattened stem enveloped completely by leaf-bearing sheaths and carrying broadly ovate, red beneath, distichous, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal and axillary, short, successively 3 to 4 flowered inflorescence enveloped below by several, large, imbricate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Sp. Nov. Regni. Veg. Beih. 19: 208. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923; The Genus Epidendrum Ames 1936; Die Orchideen #8 29-32 tafel 8 Rudolph Schlechter 1971 as Pleuranthium albertii photo ok; Icones Planetarum Tropicarum Plate 373 Dodson 1980 drawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 200 1 drawing good; ; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 338 Hagsater & Sanchez 1999 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 433 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 7 Plate 715 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 7 Plate 724 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 7 Plate 741 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 8 Plate 824 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 9 Plate 901 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 903 Hagsater 2007 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 9 Plate 905 Hagsater & Sanchez 2007 see recognition section; Orchids of Costa Rica Vol 3 Morales 2009 photo fide;

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