Epidendrum neglectum Schltr. 1921 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Fritzianum

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Neglected Epidendrum

Flower Size .6 [1.5 cm]

Found in Pichincha province of Ecuador without elevational data as a small sized epiphyte with much branching, leafy stems carrying erect-spreading, lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, acute, thin textured leaves that blooms on a terminal, shortly pedunculate, without a spathe, rachis slightly flexuous, .6 to 1.12" [1.5 to 2.8 cm] long, 5 to 8 flowered inflorescence with spreading, sub-linear, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying spreading, glabrous, thin flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8: 77 Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 57:350 Atlas Figuren Schlechter 1929 Drawing fide