Epidendrum vinosum Schltr. 1921 GROUP Secundum SUBGROUP Elongatum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Wine-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size

Found in Loreto Peru at elevations around 1000 meters as a giant sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial with simple, leafy stem carryijng in the upper half, erect-spreading, oblong, obtuse to obtuse-apiculate, coriaceous-fleshy leaves that blooms in the winter on an erect, thin, peduncle with 10 to 13 clasping rigid bracts, rachis short, densely 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence with spreading, lanceolate, acumiante, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying wine-colored flowers with a half white lip.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 9: 96 Peru Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren -Atlas 57: 480 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 as E aff vinosum photo ok;