Epidendrum renilabioides Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Renilabium TYPE Drawing by R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The E Pichinchae x E renilabium Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in central Ecuador at elevations around 3000 meters as a natural hybrid between E pichinchae and E renilabium, large sized, cold growing terrestrial with cane-like, erect, straight, basally terete, laterally compressed above, subapically branched stems carrying 10 or more on the main stem, most likely all along the stem, erect-spreading, oblong-elliptic, subobtuse, margin entire leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, without a spathe, racemose, arching-nutant, peduncle short, thin, densely simultaneously 20 flowered inflorescence with triangular-lanceolate, acuminate, shorter than the ovary, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying resupinate, fleshy, creamy yellow flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1284 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 drawing fide;