Epidendrum ellemanniae Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Scabrum SUBGROUP Soratae [GROUP Cardiophyllum] [Vernixium]Drawing by Hagsater & Dodson and The Epidendra Website

Partial shadeCold LATE Summer EARLYFall

Common Name or Meaning Ellemann's Epidendrum [Danish Orchid Collector and Botanist current]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Loja Ecuador at elevations around 3400 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with an thin, cane-like, terete, producing new stems from the apical nodes of the pervious stems carrying 3 to 4, subcoriaceous, lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, acute, minutely apiculate, minutely papillose along the apical margined leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, paniculate, erect, , to 12 to 13.2" [2 to 4.8 cm] long including the terete, thin peduncle, filiform, straight rachis, simultaneously 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate, single veined floral bracts

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 435 Hagsater 2001 drawing fide

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