Epidendrum quinquecallosum Schltr. 1920 GROUP Secundum SUBGROUP Elongatum

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Part shade

Common Name The 5 Calli Epidendrum [refers to the calli on the lip disc]

Flower Size .4" [1 cm]

Found in Cauca department of Colombia at elevations around 800 meters as a giant sized, warm growing epiphyte? with simple, terete, cane-like stems carrying all along the stem, erect-patent, oblong-ligulate, obtuse, coriaceous leaves that blooms on an erect, long-pedunculate, 8 to 12" [20 to 30 cm] long, 4 to 5 bracted, rachis to 65" [15 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying glabrous flowers


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 145 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 251 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 57: 197 Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 Drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;