Epidendrum urubambae Hágsater 2001 GROUP Excisum SUBGROUP Excisum TYPE Drawing by © Lopez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Urubamba River Epidendrum [A river in Cusco Peru]

Flower Size 1.4" [3.5 cm]

Found in Cusco Peru in the Rio Urubamba Valley at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, laterally compressed, erect stems carrying more than 10, all along the stem, sub-coriaceous, narrowly lanceolate, acute, margin entire leaves that blooms on a terminal, arising through a prominent, conduplicate, acute, basally tubular, open above spathe, on a mature stem, occuring only once, peduncle shorter than the spathe, rachis terete, naked, paniculate, 1 to 2 branches near the base, erect, to 6" [15 cm] long overall, simultaneously about 50 flowered inflorescence with very short, filiform floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers without color or fragrance data.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 496 Hagsater 2001 drawing fide;