Epidendrum ulei Schltr.1914 GROUP Macrostachyum SUBGROUP Stenophyton Photo by Vladimir Dinets and his Roirama Travel Site


Common Name Ulei's Epidendrum [German Plant Collector in east and central Brazil later 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Venezuela, Guyana and northern Brazil on rocky outcrops, , sandy or boggy soils at elevations of 1500 to 2500 meters as a medium to giant sized, cool to cold growing terrestrial or lithophyte that blooms in the spring and summer

Synonyms Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 6: 73 Schlechter 1919; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville & Garay 1976 as E dendrobioides drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela; An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 as E dendrobioides drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana Vol 7 Steyermark, Berry, Yatskievych and Holst 2003 drawing fide;