Epidendrum curtisii determined to be Epidendrum homoion

Epidendrum curtisii determined to be Epidendrum homoion






translucent light green flowers and zero buds on one pendent 11 cm

inflorescence; mounted on a 7.5 cm diameter by 30 cm long log; old stems woody,

new growth stems suffused purple, alternate leaves elliptical to 3.2 cm wide by

9 cm long veined purple; sepals reverse suffused purple; substance firm;

texture waxy; recognized for its rarity in cultivation and educational value; plant

from Colombia




20151892 PNW




Epidendrum curtisii A.D.Hawkes, Orquídea (Rio de Janeiro) 18: 174 (1957).This name is accepted.





Epidendrum curtisii. Award 20151892, has been determined

to be Epidendrum homoion by SITF (May 2015).


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