Epidendrum betancurii Hágsater & E.Santiago

, Icon. Orchid. 15(2): t. 1573 (2016).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Icones Orchidacearum. Mexico City
15(2): t. 1573
Date of Publication
19 Jul 2016
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
James L. Luteyn, Philip Silverstone-Sopkin, María Dolores Heredia & Nestor Paz 12286
Valle del Cauca/Chocó border: Municipio El Cairo, Correg. Boquerón, vereda Las Amarillas, Serranía de Los Paraguas beyond Cerro del Inglés, 17-23 km W of El Cairo, alt. 1750-2050 m
Collection Date
13 May 1988
Type Herbaria
holotype CUVC
Distribution Of Types
Colombia (Western South America, Southern America)

Nomenclatural Notes



Eponymy: in honor of Julio Betancur B. (1960-), Director of the Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, who is specialized in Bromeliaceae and Heliconiaceae from Colombia and has collected numerous plant specimens housed mainly in the Herbario Nacional Colombiano, COL. He has always been helpful in giving access to study the material deposited at COL and promoted team work between specialists and local students and botanists in general.