Epidendrum yarumalense Hágsater & E.Santiago 2004 GROUP Diothonea SUBGROUP Diothonea

Inflorescence Photos by © Diego Calderon and his Colombia Birding & Orchid Website

Common Name The Yarumal Epidendrum [A town in Colombia]

Flower Size to 1" [to 2.5 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2100 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with terete, canelike, thin, erect, branching in the apical half of the stem and carrying 4 to 8, all along the stem, narrowly lanceolate, obtuse to minutely bilobed, margin entire leaves that blooms in the spring on a aterminal, occuring only once, short, arching-nutant, peduncle, thin, terete, short, racemose, 1 to 1.2" [2.5 to 3 cm] long, successively 7 to 9 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 799 Hagsater & Sanchez 2004 drawing good; Orquideologia 24: 3 Ortiz & Hagsater 2005 photo fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing ok/photo fide;