Epidendrum maderoi Schltr. 1920 GROUP Megagastrium SUBGROUP Megagastrium TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Drawing Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name Madero's Epidendrum [Colombian Orchid Collector early 1900's]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing branched epiphyte with elongate, subflexuous stems carrying erect-patent, coriaceous, ligulate to lanceolate-ligulate, obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, 1.2 to 2" [3 to 5 cm] long, umbelliform, 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence arising through a single, compressed spathe


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 7: 138 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 248 Schlechter 1920; Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis Figuren Atlas 57: 188 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;