Monographs Details: Epidendrum teretifolium Sw.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Auyan-tepui, 1850 m alt., G. H. H. Tate 1230, 1231; same locality, cumbre de la parte norte de la seccion sur (division occidental del cerro): a lo largo del Rio Chunin, vecindad del campamento sur, sureste del "Second Wall," 1690 m alt., epiphyte on small tree in riverine forest. May 3, 1964, J. A. Steyermark 93277; Uaipan-tepui, Rio Caroni, 1750 m alt., F. Cardona 2016, 2051; Ptari-tepui, on forested sandstone south-facing slopes between plateau portion and "Cave Camp," 1700-1800 m alt., epiphyte, leaves coriaceous, in-rolled and subterete, grass-green, sepals pale yellow-green, petals pale green, November 1, 1944, Steyermark 59722; Cerro Guaiquinima, Rio Paragua, in quebrada below southeast escarpment, 1600-1700 m alt., epiphytic, flowers yellow, January 7, 1952, B. Maguire 33032; Chimanta Massif, Central Section, on rocky edge of escarpment above Middle Falls of Rio Tirica below Summit Camp, 1925 m alt., locally frequent in exposed crevices, stems golden brown, leaves pale olive-green and canaliculate above, sepals and petals golden, February 5, 1955, J. A. Steyermark & J. J. Wurdack 498; bosque alto humedo en las vecindades del K m 119 al Sur de El Dorado, 1030 m alt., epiphyte on tree, flowers yellow, January 12, 1964, Steyermark & Dunsterville 93005. Amazonas: near Cafio Negro (tributary of Caño Iguapo), 1330-1660 m alt., on southeastern-facing sandstone bluffs, epiphyte in steep woods, plant medium-sized, leaves narrowly linear, longitudinally sulcate and more or less recurved, Steyermark 58053 (sterile); Cerro Huachamacari, Rio Cunucunuma, 1100 m alt., locally frequent at stream near Camp II in slope rain forest, epiphytic, December 16, 1950, B. Maguire, R. S. Cowan & J. J. Wurdack 29932. Middle America through COSTA RICA and the West Indies (JAMAICA, type).

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