~Epidendrum reveloi Hágsater & Dodson 1993 - See Epidendrum trulliforme Garay & Dunst. 1976 TYPE Drawing of E veroreveloi by R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Revelo's Epidendrum [Ecuadorian Collector of type species current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in northen Ecuador on the Eastern Cordillera in humid elfin forests at elevations around 3000 meters as a small sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte with cane-like, erect, simple, terete, laterally compressed stems carrying 3 to 4, all along the apical 1/3 of the stem, narrowly elliptic, acute, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter and spring on a terminal, with 2, imbricate, conduplicate, acute-acuminate spathes, on a mature stem, erect, racemose, ocurring only once, peduncle terete, 2 to 2.4" [5 to 6 cm] long, 4.8" [12 cm] long overall, simultaneously 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, non-fragrant flowers with the sepals and petals bronze green and the lip apple green with an occasional blotch of purple.

CAUTION!!!!!!The written description above represents E trulliforme, the drawing above is of another species E veroreveloi so please access that species. Hagsater originally used the Drawing above as E reveloi but it actualy is a drawing of E veroreveloi.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 2 Plate 180 Hagsater & Dodson 1993 drawing fide but actually represents E veroreveloi; Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 333 Hagsater & Sanchez 1999 see recognition section;