Oerstedella pseudoschumanniana (Fowlie) Hágsater 1981 SUBGROUP Wallisii

Photo by © David Jubineau


Common Name The False Epidendrum schumanniana Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in central Panama, in warm humid jungle on very tall trees, at elevations of 450 to 1100 meters and is a medium to giant sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, erect stems enveloped basally by tubular, purple-gray warty, leafless sheaths and carrying in the apical half, alternate, articulate, narrowly oblong-elliptic to ovate, obtuse, subcoriaceous leaves that blooms in the fall through spring on apical to lateral, racemose or paniculate, erect, laxly many flowered inflorescence carrying showy, simultaneous, fragrant flowers .

Synonyms *Epidendrum pseudoschumannianum Fowlie 1969

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchid Digest Vol 38 No 1 1974 as Epidendrum pseudo-schumanianum photo fide; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 as Oerstedella psseudoschumanniana photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 871 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section as E pseudoshumanianum; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 887 Hagsater 2006 see recognition section as Epidendrum pseudoschumannianum; Icones Orchidacearum 8 Plate 876 Hagsater 2006 as Epidendrum pseudoschumannianum drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 9 Plate 983 Hagsater 2007 see recognition section; Orchids of the Department of Valle De Cauca Colombia Vol 2 Kolanowska, Hagsater etal. 2014 photo drawing/photo fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing/photo fide;