Epidendrum zipaquiranum Schltr.1920 GROUP AndeanSUBGROUP Cernuum Photo by Rudy Bachmann from Slo Orchids.

fragrance Part sun cold Fall

Common Name The Zipaquira' Epidendrum [A town in Cundinamarca Colombia]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations around 2600 to 3000 meters as a large to giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with a terete, branched stem carrying erect-patent, ligulate, apiculate, coriaceous, rigid leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, shortly pedunculate, 3" [7.5 cm] long, deflexed, densely 8 to 12 flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying fragrant, fleshy flowers

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Die Orchideen der Sudamerikanischen Kordillerenstaaten II Colombia Schlechter 1920; Beitrage Zur Orchideenkunde Von Colombia 27:78 Schlechter 1924; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1221 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1257 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1275 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1300 Hagsater 2009 drawing fide

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