Scaphosepalum panduratum Luer & R.Escobar 1997 SECTION Leiocaulium Luer 1988

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Photo by Rodrigo Escobar/TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Deep Shade Cool LATE Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name or Meaning The Pandurate Scaphosepalum [refers to the violin shaped lip]

Flower Size .4" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect, slender ramicaul enveloped by 2 to 3, tubular sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, gradually narrowing below into the subpetiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a horizontal to descending, slender, smooth, 1.6 to 3.2" [4 to 8 cm] long, loose, successively single, several to many flowered inflorescence arising from low on the ramicaul with thin, infundibular floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XV Luer 1997 drawing fide;