Epidendrum foldatsii Hágsater & Carnevali 1993 Group Arbuscula Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cool LATERSummer

Common Name Foldat's Epidendrum [Latvian/Venezuelan Botanist and Orchid Specialist 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela within the Cerro de Avila at elevations around 1800 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphtye with a new stem arising from the middle of the previous stem carrying 2 to 4, oblong-elliptic, sub-obtuse leaves that blooms in the latersummer on a terminal, arising on a mature stem, arcuate, racemose, occuring only once, simultaneously to 10 flowered inflorescence carrying resupinate flowers without color and fragrance data


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Venezuela Vol 15 Parte 3 Foldats 1970 as E lechleri Fig 488 B drawing fide; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 134 Hagsater & Carnevali 1993 drawing fide