Epidendrum farallonense Hágsater 1999 < GROUP Scabrum SUBGROUP Batesii Photo by © Orquideologia and The Orquideologia Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater and The Epidendra Website

Partial shade Cool Cold Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Farallones Epidendrum [Sierra in the western cordillera in between Antioquia, Valle de Cauca and Choco departments of Colombia]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in western central Colombia in cloud forests at elevations of 1900 to 2050 meters as a miniature to small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with branching from near the apex, terete, flexuous stems carrying 4 to 9, all along the stem, progressively larger above, subcoriaceous, articulate, lanceolate-elliptic, obtuse, minutely erose-denticulate margined leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, sessile, racemose, successively 2 to 3 at once, 3 to 9 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 332 Hagsater 1999; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 drawing/photo fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing good;