Epidendrum ochricolor A.D.Hawkes 1957 GROUP Scabrum SUBGROUP Cuniculatum TYPE Drawing of E ochranthum by Schlechter

Part Shade LATEFall

Common Name The Ochre Colored Flower Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Pichincha Ecuador on tree trunks in forests without elevational data as a small to large sized epiphyte with a few branched, leafy stem carrying ercet-spreading to sub-erect, oblong-ligulate, obtuse with an apicule, coriaceous leaves that blooms in the late fall on a terminal, decurved to nodding, sub-sessile to 1.2" [3 cm] long, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, slightly shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying small, whitish glabrous flowers.

Synonyms Epidendrum ochranthum Schltr. 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8: 77 Schlechter 1921 as E ochranthum; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 351 Schlechter 1929 as E ochranthum drawing fide;