Epidendrum pseudokillipii Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2004 GROUP Difforme

TYPE Drawing by © M Lopez R and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The False E killipii Epidendrum

Flower Size 1” [2.5 cm]

Found in Colombia on the Cordillera Occidental on the western sloppes of th Andes at elevations around 1350 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, laterally compressed, ancipitous, sinuous stems carrying 7 all along the apical 2/3’s of the stem, elliptic, evident veined, unequally bilobhed, coriaceous, the lower and apical leaves reduced that bloooms in the late weinter and early spring on a terminal, occurring only once, sessile, corymbose, simultaneously 2 tyo 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying resupinate, green flowers .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 781 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing/photo fide;