Epidendrum recurvitepalostachyum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2015 GROUP Macrostachyum

TYEP Drawing Type Photo by F. Werner /TYPE Drawing by R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Recurved Sepal E macrostachyum-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Colombia on the Cordillera Oriental, Ecuador and northen Peru at elevations of 2100 to 3300 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial with branching when mature, the branches then themselves branching, cane-like, terete, erect, straight stems carrying 7 to 15, persistent towards the apex of the primary stem, 3 to 6 on the branches, articulate, distichous, suberect, subcoriaceous, oblong, rounded, minutely apiculate, low dorsal keel, margin slightly revolute in pressed leaves that blooms in the earlier winter, spring, summer through mid fall on a terminal, without a spathe, racemose, occurring only once, peduncle .24 to .4" [6 to 10 mm] long, terete, thin, erect, straight, rachis sinuous, 1.2 to 3.4" [3 to 8.5 cm] long overall, simultaneously, subdensely few flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular-ovate, acuminate, embracing floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, fleshy, greish yellow flowers with reddish tinged sepals.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 15 [1] Plate 1554 Hagsater & Santiago 2015 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo fide;