Epidendrum espiritu-santense Dodson & R.Vásquez 1989GROUP Nocturnum SUBGROUP Nocturnum Type Drawing by © Dodson & Vasquez and The Swiss Orchid Foundartion at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Partial shadeHot Warm Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Rio Espiritu Santo Epidendrum [Origin of the type species]

Flower Size 2" [5 cm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia at elevations around 560 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial with flattened, cane-like, thin, straight stems carrying 5, towards the apex, distichous, coriaceous, oblong-elliptic, obtuse leaves that blooms in the summer and fall on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, occuring only once, racemose, 2" [5 cm] long including the peduncle, successivley single, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum plate 220 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide