Epidendrum wolfii Hágsater & E.Santiago 2013 GROUP Kalopternix SUBGROUP Garayi Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name Wolf’s Epidendrum [Dutch Botany Professor at University of Amsterdam - Collected the type specimen current]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Risaralda department of Colombia on the Cordillera Central in Andean forests at elevations around 3370 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, thin, pendent, chain-like, secund, branching, each branch arising from a sub-apical internode of the previous stem stems carrying 2, aggregate at the apex of the stems, sub-pendent, coriaceous, articulate, similar in size and shape, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, margin entire leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, without aa spathe, sessile, occuring only once, successively single, 2 flowered inflorecence with much shorter than the ovary, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, opposite, pink flowers without fragrance data


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 14 Plate 1496 Hagsater & Santiago 2013 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;