Monographs Details: Epidendrum ibaguense var. schomburgkii (Lindl.) C.Schweinf.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRITISH GUIANA. Hab. ? Schomburgk 185, 629, 834. Mt. Roraima, Kotinga Valley, McConnell ir Quelch 135; along the Treng River, Im Thurn 13; by Essequibo River, Jenman 953; Koreai Creek, flowers yellow and red, January 1924, D. H. Linder 168; basin of Essequibo River, near the mouth of Onoro Creek, along the river, lat. 1°35'N., epiphyte in dense forest, sepals salmon-pink, column yellow distally, December 15-21, 1937, A. C. Smith 2686. SURINAM. Tafelberg, in mixed low brush (in ant nest) near west escarpment, flower orangepink with rostellum and processes of lip bright yellow, September 10, 1944, B. Maguire 24695; Saramacca River, on tree overhanging Tafelberg Creek, in ant nest, October 5, 1944, Maguire 24900 (this collecdon is in advanced fruit, so determination is uncertain). VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Auyan-tepui, Guayaba, 1850 m alt., January 1938, G. H. H. Tate 1227, 1232; Rio Carrao, on smaH tree in ant nest at river's edge, G. C. A. Dunsterville 542. Amazonas: Cerro Sipapo (Paraque), near Intermediate Camp, 600 m alt., epiphyte on ant nest, flowers orange, November 27, 1948, B. Maguire & L. Politi 27466; along Upper Rio Yatua between mouth of Rio Yacibo and Piedra Arauicaua, 100-140 m alt., epiphyte in tangled shrubs, flowers red-orange with tube of lip yellow at tip, February 1, 1954, B. Maguire, J. J. Wurdack & G. S. Bunting 37417. ECUADOR (fide Schlechter) and PERU. The type of Epidendrum Schomburgkii was from BRITISH GUIANA.

Discussion:

Epidendrum Schomburgkii Lindl., Bot. Reg. 24: Misc. 15, no. 16 & t. 53. 1838.

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