Epidendrum hastilabium Schltr 1920 GROUP Cylindraceum

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Drawing in Color

Original Drawing by Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia


Drawing by I 3235, Lehmann, Popayan Courtesy of Eric Hagsater

Common Name The Lance-Like Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia at elevations around 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, flexuous, cane-like stems with 1 to 2 sheaths and carrying a few suberect, narrowly ligulate, obtuse leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, to 10.2" [26 cm] long, densely many flowered inflorescence with patent, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repertorium Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 134 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 247 Schlechter 1920 Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren-Atlas 57: 181 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017; Group reference Pers Com Hagsater 9/2020