Monographs Details: Epidendrum nocturnum var. minus Cogn.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - BRAZIL. Amazonas: near S. Gabriel da Cachoeira on Rio Negro, Spruce 2391; at Panura (Ipanore), along Rio Vaupes, on trees. Spruce 2943; Taracua, Alto Rio Negro, flowers cream-colored, blooming in April, G. Hubner 178. BRITISH GUIANA. Kaieteur Falls, Potaro River, October 23-November 3, 1923, J. S. De La Cruz 4468. COLOMBIA. Amazonas: Rio Caraparana, between the mouth and El Encanto, about 150 m alt., epiphyte, flower fragrant, cream-yellow with a white lip. May 22-28, 1942, R. E. Schultes 3845; same locality, Rio Caquetd. La Pedrera, flowers white, July 15, 1948, Schultes 10214. Amazonas-Vaupes: Rio Apaporis, Cachivera de Jirijirimo and vicinity, about 250 m alt., epiphyte, sepals pale pink, lip and column white, June 11, 1951, R. E. Schultes & I. Cabrera 12387; same locality and altitude, flowers white with sepals slightly brownish yellow and base of lip yellow, June 12, 1951, Schultes ir Cabrera 14249; same locality, Rio Apaporis, between Rio Pacoa and Rio Kananari, Soratama, about 250 m alt., epiphyte, flower white, the sepals with reddish pink veins, September 1, 1951, Schultes & Cabrera 13845; same locality, Rio Apaporis, Cachivera de Jirijirimo and vicinity, about 250 m alt., epiphyte, sepals yellow, lip white, September 16, 1951, Schultes & Cabrera 14092; same locality, Rio Apaporis, Raudal de Jirijirimo (below mouth of Rio Kananari) with quartzite base, lat. 0°5'N., long. 70°40'W., about 270 m alt., epiphyte, flowers pale brownish yellow with a white lip, January 21, 1952, Schultes & Cabrera 14959; same locality, flowers white, March 15, 1952, Schultes ir Cabrera 15948; same locality, Rio Apaporis, Raudal Yayacopi (La Playa) and vicinity with quartzite base, lat. 0°5'S., long. 70°30'W., about 246 m alt., epiphyte, flowers faintly aromatic, flowers white and greenish white or white and rose-brown, February 15, 1952, Schultes & Cabrera 15336, 15381. Amazonas: Rio Miritiparana, Cano Guayaca, lat. 0°30'S., long. 70°40'W., about 215 m alt., epiphyte, flowers yellowish, sepals red, April 24, 1952, Schultes ir Cabrera 16244. Vaupes: along Rio Kuduyari, near Mitu, on trees in area flooded by 10 ft of water, August 12, 1960, L. A. Garay 85. VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, along Rio Tirica (Rio Aparuren) just above Techiné-merú, 470 m alt., epiphyte on branch, fruiting, January 16, 1955, J. A. Steyermark & J. J. Wurdack 110. PERU (type of E. nocturnum var. minus). The type of E. longicolle was from BRITISH GUIANA.

Discussion:

Epidendrum longicolle Lindl., Bot. Reg. 24: Misc. 34, no. 49. 1838.

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