Epidendrum albiforum Schltr. 1913 GROUP Ampelospathum

Holotype Collection sheet by Herzog

Common Name The White Flowered Epidendrum

Flower Size 3/4" [2 cm]

Found in Bolivia at elevations around 1700 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with a short rhizome giving rise to erect, gradually swelling towards the apex stem carrying to 3, elliptic-ovate, rounded, basally clasping leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, erect, to 5" [12.5 cm] long, several flowered inflorescence.

The collection sheet above represents the holotype so it is certainly correct.

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;