Epidendrum vasquezii Hágsater & L.Sánchez 2006 GROUP Difforme TYPE Drawing by © Vasquez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name Vasquez's Epidendrum [Bolivian Orchid Authority current]

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Bolivia in premontane forests at elevations around 700 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, laterally compressed, ancipitous stems carring 5, all along the stem, elliptic to ovate, coriaceous, smooth, slightly carinate, unequially bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the late spring on a aterminal, arising on a mature stem, without a spathe, occuring only once, sessile, simultaneously 3 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying pale green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 896 Hagsater & Sanchez 2006 drawing fide;