Epidendrum indanzense Hágsater & Dodson 1993 Drawing by © Alcantara and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website .

Common Name The Indanza Epidendrum [Town In Ecuador]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southeastern Ecuador and Peru? at elevations of [1200] 2000 to 2200 meters as a large to giant sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, strongly ancipitous, erect stems produced from a subbasal internode of the previous stem, arcuate through a right angle, curving upwards to a vertical position and carrying equidistant along the stem, progressively larger, elliptic-ovate, rounded, dorsally carinate leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, from a mature stem, erect, racemose, producing successive racemes over years, peduncle, elongate, longer than the stem, flexuous, ancipitous, successively 2 to 4, to 20 flwoered inflorescence enveloped by tubular, ancipitous, acute bracts carrying non-resupinate, non-fragrant flwoers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 243 Bennett & Christenson 1993 drawing good; Icones Orchidacearum 2 plate 147 Hagsater & Salazar 1993 drawing fide;