Epidendrum nanoecallosum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2009 GROUP Nanum SUBGROUP Nanoecallosum

TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Dwarf Without a Callous Epidendrum

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Colombia near the Ecuadorian border at elevations around 3000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing, subcaespitose, pendent epiphyte with cane-like, short, arising from the basal internodes of the previous stem, terete, pendent, straight to slightly arching stems enveloped basally by tubular, non foliarinfundibular sheaths and carrying 7, along the apical half of the stem, alternate, articulate, somewhat succulent, narrowly lanceolate, acute, apically minutely ereose margin leaves that blooms on a terminal, racemose, short, peduncel short, laterally compressed, slightly ancipitous simultaneousl 8 to 9 flowered inflorescencewith much shorter tha the ovary, narrowly lanceolate, acute, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying in opposite pairs, non-resupinate, reddish white flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1267 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;