Epidendrum lezlieae R.Vásquez & Ibisch 2003 GROUP Philippii

Type Drawing Photo/drawing by © R.Vásquez & Ibisch and The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Cool Cold LATE Summer

Common Name Lezlie's Epidendrum [Lezlie Margarete Vlasimsky Bolivian Orchid Enthsiast ]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia in wet montane forests at elevations of 1800 to 2300 meters as a giant sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial with branching, canelike, thin, flexuous, stems carrying all along the stems, alternate, articulate, oblong-lanceolate, thin, attenuate, acute leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, racemose to paniculate, erect, subcomplanante, flexuous, 12 to 16" [30 to 40 cm] long, laxly, successively few, many flowered inflorescence with conduplicate, attenuate, acute floral bracts .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Revista Soc. Boliv. Bot. 4(1): 31–32, f. 1, 4. Vasquez & Ibisch 2003 Drawing/photo fide;