Epidendrum grayi Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Pilcuense TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater and Dodson The Epidendra Website

Part ShadeHot Winter Spring Summer Fall

Common Name or Meaning Gray's Epidendrum [Australian Botanist and Orchid Collector in Ecuador current]

Flower Size .5" [1.2 cm]

Found in northernmost Ecuador at elevations around 500 to 800 meters as a medium sized, warm growing lithophyte with terete cane-like, branching near the apex when mature stem carrying all along the stem, linear-lanceolate, acute, revolute leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, from the mature stem, occuring only once, paniculate, erect, 3.6" [9 cm] long including the short peduncle, successively to 20 flowered inflorescence with spreading, ovate-triangular, acute, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, somewhat fleshy, pale orange flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 137 Hagsater & Dodson 1993 drawing fide;