Epidendrum rugulosum Schltr. 1920 GROUP Aquaticum

Drawing Photo by J S Moreno/ Drawing by R Jimenez M and The AMO Herbaria Website

Inflorescence Photo by Ecuagenera

Drawing Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Common Name The Wrinkled Epidendrum

Flower Size 1/2" [1.25 cm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peron the Cordillera Central and the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes at elevations around 900 to 2760 meters as a small to medium sized, warm to cold growing epiphyte with an erect, branching stem enveloepd completely by imbricating, leaf bearing sheaths and carrying linear, acute, articulate to the sheaths below leaves that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, erect, 4" [10 cm] long, 8 to 13 flowered inflorescence with distichous, sub-spatheaceous, patent, elliptic, acuminate floral bracts.

Synonyms Epidendrum carnosiflorum C.Schweinf. 1943

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 147 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 251 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 199 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orchids of Peru Vol 2 Fieldiana Schweinfurth 1959 as E carnosiflorum drawing fide; Bot Notiser 130 Lojtnant 1977 as E carnosiflorum ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 as E carnosiflorum photo fide; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1311 Hagsater & Sanchez 2010 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1348 Hagsater 2010 as E carnosiflorum see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1340 Hagsater & Sanchez 2010 see recognition section ?; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014; ICONES ORCHIDACEARUM 15(1) Plate 1557 Hagsater & Santiago 2015; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing/photo fide;

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