PDF | On Oct 1, , Eric Hágsater and others published Icones Orchidacearum fasc. 2: the genus Epidendrum part 1 (A century of new species in. towards uncovering part of the ungraspable diversity hidden within Colombia. The editors. Icones Colombianae 1. Next → · SPECIES ORCHIDACEARUM. Icones Orchidacearum. This series features black-and-white botanical illustrations of orchids, prepared from living plants, with analytical details of floral and.

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Icones Orchidacearum

The species is recognized by the plants to cm tall, with sub-apical branching, leaves ovate-oblong, 3. Clinandrium-hood prominent, flush with the apex of the column, margin entire. Epidendrum megalophyllostachyum belongs to the Macrostachyum Group, which is characterized by the monopodial plants with sub-apical branching, rugose leaf sheaths, large leaves generally spreading, racemose, erect inflorescence, and fleshy flowers generally green to black ripe olive coloredas well as yellow to pink to purple, with an entire, conduplicate, generally ecallose and pubescent lip embracing the column, and the nectary pubescent to papillose in front of the stigmatic cavity and at least at the base of the lip.

Column 10 mm long, straight, thin, with a pair of prominent wings at the apex, these wing-like, triangular, the inner margin dentate. Known only from the type specimen. Lip 42 x 18 mm, united to the column, deeply 3-lobed, base slightly cordate; bicallose, the calli prominent, laminar, somewhat divergent; lateral lobes x mm, obliquely semi-ovate, acute, spreading in natural position, the inner margin entire, forming a concave arch, outer margin deeply laciniate, spreading; mid-lobe 3.


About this book Language: Terrestrial and epiphytic, orchjdacearum, caespitose, erect herb, ca. Lip x mm, united to the column, entire, ovate, cymbiform in natural position, base somewhat cuneate, apex acute, margin entire, spreading; bicallose, the calli small, laminar, low, parallel; disc pubescent.

Icones Orchidacearum Peruviarum Drawings by Bennett, D.e.; Chritenson, E.a.

Epidendrum lambeauanum De Wild. At first sight, the plant appears to be a very delicate plant related to Epidendrum alpicoloscandens from the same Cerro Villonaco, at m altitude, but that species has fleshy leaves Inflorescence cm long, apical, racemose to pluri-racemose, producing new racemes in successive years from the same pedunclue, erect, laxly few-flowered; peduncle cm long, terete, thin, erect, purple-brown, concolor, nearly krchidacearum hidden by the spathe; rachis cm long, terete, thin straight, same color as the peduncle.

Dodson,Epidendrum brachyblastum, in E. Ovary 6 mm long, terete, thick, striated, not inflated, same color as the sepals and rachis. Ovary mm long, terete, thin, smooth.

Inflorescence apical, sessile, from mature growth, flowering only once. Foldats,Orchidaceae, in J. Dodson,Epidendrum dolichorhachis in E. Orchidacearu x mm, spreading, linear-lanceolate, acuminate, margins entire, revolute so that the petals are tubular towards the base.

Santiago,Epidendrum polythallum iconfs E. For a recent discussion of Brazilian species in this group see Pessoa et al. Epidendrum mathewsii has small, compact plants with erect stems, an orbicular-sub-quadrate lip with the apex obtuse, and linear, acute petals. The flowers look somewhat like Epidendrum heterodoxum, as does the plant habit, but the deeply 3-lobed lip is distinct, mid-lobe clearly formed and sub-orbicular.


Cerro de la Neblina, 5. Flowering in cultivation in October in Mexico. Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers.

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The orchidacfarum is recognized by its laterally compressed stems, sheaths wide, infundibuliform, ancipitose, elliptic leaves to 8. Roraima; and on Macizo de la Neblina, on the border between Venezuela and Brazil; epiphytic or terrestrial, growing at m altitude. Anther obovoid, the apex acute, 4-celled, purple. Hooker,The botany of the Roraima expedition ofTrans. Conservation Land Management CLM is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles.

Leaves per stem, distributed along the apical half of the stem; sheaths mm long, tubular, striated and orchidacearim rugose; blade 6.

Epiphytic and lithophytic, sympodial, caespitose, erect herb, cm tall. Pollinia 4, obovoid; caudicles soft and granulose, longer than the pollinia.

Keep up-to-date with NHBS products, news and offers. From the Latin, igneus, fire, and colum, inhabiting, thus, growing on igneous rock, in reference to icpnes plants that grow exclusively on igneus rock, such as granite.