Epidendrum revertianum (Stehlé) Hágsater 1993 GROUP Secundum SUBGROUP Calanthum Photo by © Claudine and Pierre Guezennec

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Full ShadeHot WarmWinterSpringSummer

Common Name Revert's Epidendrum [French Orchid Enthusiast 1900's]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in the Leewards, the Windwards and Guyana at elevations of 100 to 900 meters as a medium to giant sized, hot to warm growing terrestrial or rarely an epiphyte with a thin, simple, cane-like stem carrying to 11, evenly distributed along the upper half of the stem, subcoriaceous, alternate, oblong-lanceolate, rounded apically, minutely bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter, spring and summer on a terminal, racemose, erect, terete, thin, straight, 8" [20 cm] long, to 25 flowered inflorescence enveloped completely by imbricating, tubular bracts and shorter than the ovary, triangular, acute floral bracts and carrying successively opening, resupinate, non-fragrant flowers.

Synonyms Epidendrum calanthum subsp. revertianum (Stehlé) Sastre 1990; *Epidendrum calanthum var. revertianum Stehlé 1939

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flore Descriptive des Antilles Francaises H. Stehle 1939 as E calanthum var revertianum drawing fide; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000; Icones Orchidacearum Vol 11 Plate 1171 Hagsater & Sanchez 2008 drawing fide

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