GROUP Batesii

Photo by Arturo Carrillo

Common Name Cecilia's Epidendrum [Mother of Arturo Carrillo Colombian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Tolima Colombia at elevations of 2000 to 2600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with branched, terete stems enveloped by tubular sheaths and carrying 2, fleshy, elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, .8" [2 cm] long, [probably successively] single flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 24: 3 Ortiz & Hagsater 2005 drawing/photo fide;

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