Epidendrum pseudoalbiflorum D.E.Benn. & Christenson 1998 GROUP Ampelospathum

TYPE Drawing by M Alcantara and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbarium Website

Common Name The False E albiflorum Epidendrum

Flower Size .8 [2 cm]

Found in Amazonas department of Peru on a windswept plateau with isolated elfin forests at elevations around 2100 meters as a small sized, cold growing, scrambling terrestrial with frequently branching leafy towards the apex, cane-like, terete, stems carrying linear, acuminate leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, arising through a clasping, tubular spathe, racemose, erect, ocurring only once, 7.2 [18 cm] long, simultaneously few flowered inflorescence with linear, acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, white flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 467 Bennett &Christenson 1998 drawing fide; LANKESTERIANA 14(1) 2014;