Epidendrum Yanatilense (Orchidaceae: Laeliinae), a new species, from Cusco, Peru

Alexander Damián, Eric Hágsater

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A new species of Epidendrum from southern Peru is described and illustrated. Epidendrum yanatilense is similar to Ecuadorian E. pucunoënse, but differs in the small habit; non-resupinate flowers; small flowers; sepals oblong-lanceolate; petals apex rounded; 3-lobed lip and; two calli, large, laminar, rhomboid, leaning inwards, without mid-rib in the middle. Information on its distribution, habitat, phenology, conservation status, as well as traits that distinguish it from similar species are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-292
Number of pages6
Issue number4
StatePublished - 16 Feb 2016


  • Andes
  • Calca province
  • Epidendrum alticolum group


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