Epidendrum lindamazonicum Hágsater & G.Calat. 2010 GROUP Aquaticum Drawing by Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold LATE Summer Fall

Common Name The Amazonian E lindae Epidendrum

Flower Size .8” [2 cm]

Found in northern Peru on the Amazon slope of the Andes at elevations around 2200 meters as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with erect, branching towards the apex of the mature stem, cane-like, terete, somewhat flexuous, branches shorter than the main stem carrying numerous on the main stem, 6 to 11 on the branches, all along the stems, narrowly lanceolate-elliptic, subacute, aristate, prominent dorsal keel, margin somewhat undulate leaves that blooms in the late summer through fall on a terminal, occuring only once, racemose, distichous, erect, peduncle terete, .28 to .6” [7 to 15 mm] long, rachis terete, sinuous, 1.32 to 1.92” [3.3 to 4.8 cm] long overall, simultaneously 3 to 5 flowereed inflorescence with longer to progressively shortre than the ovary, triangular,a cute, floral bracts carrying non-resupinate, lip always oriented to the rachis, greenish yellow and cream colored flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 13 plate 1349 Hagsater & Santiago 2010 drawing fide;