Nineteen nonresupinate flowers and 5 buds on 8 inflorescences; plant 14 cm x 12cm on a treefern plaque; leaves lanceolate with dark mid-rib, up to 9cm x 1.6 cm; flower sepals tan-chartreuse; petals cream, thread like; lip cream, fimbriated; column apple-green with lighter tip; country of origin Ecuador.
A reference listed on the SITF form was Dodson's Native Ecuadorian Orchids.
Species Identification Task Force - Information Form
Date:6 Sept 08
Awarded as:Epidendrum moronense
ALL MEASUREMENTS IN CENTIMETERS ONLY. Tab between fields.
In addition to the flower measurements as indicated on the Award Form, please also record these:
length to 9
Leaf petiole:length n/a
Size of growth; (pseudobulb/ramicaul/stem):
length to 3
width/diameter to .3
shape flattened, elliptical
Distance between growths: 0
distance between nodes ?????
Root and root tip color if visible: white, fresh tips green
Quality of roots if visible: <>
fine medium coarse
diameter if possible .2
arrangement densely racemose
length hidden, very short
texture mate <>
Distance between pedicels: 0.03
If you cannot separate the ovary and pedicel, then measure them together.
width 0.1 <>
color green <>
length 2 <>
Lateral sepals or synsepal:
Lip or pouch:
length with pedicel <>
shape ????? <>
Dear Peter Poot,
Epidendrum moronense Award # 20088056 has been confirmed to be Epidendrum moronense by SITF (Dec 2008).
You can now process the award.
Patricia Harding, chair SITF