Epidendrum sterrophyllum Schltr. 1920 GROUP Secundum SUBGROUP Secundum

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Partial shade Warm Cool

Common Name The Rigid Leaved Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia at elevations around 1000 meters as a large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte? with rigid, cane-like, terete stems carrying many, erect-spreading, oblong, obtuse, thickly coriaceous, shiny leaves that blooms on a terminal, few branched, long pedunculate, rachis densely many flowered inflorescence with erect-spreading, linear, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying greenish yellow flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 151 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 252 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren -Atlas 57: 206 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;

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