Epidendrum garayi Løjtnant 1977GROUP Kalopternix SUBGROUP Garayi Photo by © Lourens Grobler


Common Name Garay's Epidendrum [Hungarian Born American Taxomonist and former Oakes Ames Orchid Herbarium at Harvard University Died 2016]

Flower Size

Found in Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations of 3000 to 4000 meters as a small sized, pendant, cold growing epiphyte that blooms in the late spring.

Synonyms *Pleuranthium cardiochilum Garay 1953 nom illegal

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Bot Notiser 130 Lojtnant 1977 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 120 Hagsater 1993 see recognition section of E carmelense; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 1 Dodson & Escobar 1994; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 337 Hagsater 1999 see recognition section; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo fide