Epidendrum indecoratum Schltr. 1921 GROUP Piperinum Drawing by Schlechter

Part Shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Undecorated Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Pichincha Ecuador on the western slope of the Andes at elevations around 2800 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with many branching, leafy stems carrying erect-spreading, narrowly linear, apicaulte, revolute margin leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, arising at the apex of the branches, sub-sessile, generally 2 flowered inflorescence with erect-spreading, ovate,, acuminate, as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying small, fleshy, glabrous, greenish yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8: 74 Ecuador Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Atlas Figuren 1929 drawing fide