Epidendrum anthoceroides Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Alpicolum TYPE Drawing by © Hágsater & Dodson and Epidendra Website


Common Name The Flower Horn-Like Epidendrum

Flower Size 6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Ecuador in moist montane woods at elevations around 2850 to 3100 meters as a small to medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, ancipitose, flexuous stems carrying ovate-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, obtuse, minutely apiculate and retuse apically, unequal, progressively longer leaves that blooms in the summer through fall on a terminal, racemose, arching, 5 to 40 flowered inflorescence arising through 1 to 2, tubular, ancipitose, acute spathaceous bracts with linear-lanceolate, acuminate, twice as long as the ovary floral bracts and carrying flowers with the lip always facing the rachis.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 441 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide;