Epidendrum jaramilloae Hágsater & Dodson 1993 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Cernuum TYPE Drawing by © Hagsater and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Spring EARLYSummer

Common Name Jaramillo's Epidendrum [Ecuadorian Professor and Botanist current]

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in Pichincha and Morono-Santiago Ecuador in andean cloud forests at elevations of 2900 to 3100 meters as a medium to large sized, cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte with erect, terete, branching subapically when mature stems carrying all along the stems, those on the branches smaller, narrowly lanceolate, rounded retuse, dorsally carinate, margin minutely erose leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, reacemose, arcuate, nodding, short, without a spathe, occuring only once, [1.2 to 2” [3 to 5 cm] long, simultaneously 6 to 12 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, light green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 149 Hagsater & Dodson 1993 drawing fide