Epidendrum lueri Dodson & Hágsater 1989GROUP Nanum TYPE Drawing by © Dodson


Common Name Luer’s Epidendrum Orchid Enthusiast Pleurothallis expert, retired Physician and collector of species current]

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Ecuador in very wet montane forests at elevations of 1000 to 1500 meters as a small sized, cool, pendent growing epiphyte withflattened, new stems arising from the middle internodes of the previous stem carrying 3 to 6, all along the stem, basaly twisted, narrowly ovate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall through mid winter on a terminal, fasciculate, alternate, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence carrying small, pinkish yellow flowers with a bright yellow lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 472 Dodson 1989 drrawing fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 drawing fide;