Epidendrum hastilabium Schltr 1920 TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Drawing in ColorOriginal Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name The Lance-Like Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, flexuous, cane-like stems with 1 to 2 sheaths and carrying a few suberect, narrowly ligulate, obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, to 10.2" [26 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with patent, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repertorium Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 134 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 247 Schlechter 1920 Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 181 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;