Epidendrum dunstervilleorum Foldats 1967

Drawing by Dunsterville and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Dunsterville's Epidendrum [American Botanists in Venezuela 1900's]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela in cloud forests at elevations around 1000 to 1300 meters as a small to large sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect to ascending, simple stems carrying membraneous, distichous, linear to narrowly linear-lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, paniculate, each branch 4" [10 cm] long, rachis, slightly fractiflex, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with distichous, scarious, imbricate, evanescent, ovate-lanceolate, acute floral bracts and carrying pale yellow flowers .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Venezuela Vol 15 Parte 3 Foldats 1970 drawing fide; Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 5 Dunsterville & Garay 1972 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela, an Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide;