Epidendrum boekei Hágsater 2009 GROUP Arbuscula SUBGROUP Incomptum Photo by © Eric Hagsater

Common Name Boeke's Epidendrum [Orchid Enthusiast in Ecuador late 1900's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Cusco Peru at elevations around 2500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with the new cane arising from the middle internode of the older cane carrying 2 to 3, narrowly elliptic, herbaceous leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, arcuate, racemose, occuring only once, 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, peduncle laterally compressed, 5 to 7 simultaneous flowering inflorescence arising on a mature stem without a spathe, and only with a triangular, acute, shorter than the ovary floral bract


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1210 Hagsater 2009 drawing fide;