Epidendrum neogaliciensis Hágsater & R.González 1983

TYPE Drawing

TYPE photo/Drawing by © Hagsater and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Jalisco Epidendrum

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in Jalisco state of Mexico on oaks in pine/oak forests at elevations around 2000 meters as a medium to just large sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, straight stems carrying distichous, articulate, in the upper 1/2 of the stem, thin, rigid, ligulate-lanceolate, acute, dorsally carinate leaves that blooms in the late summer and earlier fall on a terminal, peduncle short, 1.6” [4 cm] long, arcuate-hanging, racemose, successively 2 to 3, 10 flowered inflorescence with triangular-acuminate to obtuse, progressively shorter above floral bracts and carrying small, short-lived flowers with the lip and column purple, the anther, sepals and petals are green.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquidea [Mexico City] n.s., 9: 144 Hagsater & R.González 1983 photo/drawing fide; Flora Novo-Galiciana Vol 16 Mc Vaugh 1985 drawing fide