Epidendrum brevicernuum Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Cernuum SUBGROUP Cernuum Original Drawing by © Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Part shade Cold SPRING toSummer

Common Name The Shortly Nodding Epidendrum

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Colombia and Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations of 2450 to 3100 meters as a large to giant sized, cold growing terrestrial with cane-like, terete, erect, branching apically stems carrying numerous on the main and 3 to 11 on the branches, elliptic to lanceolate, unequally bilobed apically, subcoriaceous, all along the stem leaves that blooms in the spring and summer on a terminal, arching, short, racemose, 10 to 40 flowered inflorescence with simultaneously opening, resupinate flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 plate 421 Hagsater & Sanchez 2001 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1218 Hagsater 2009 drawing fide see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1224 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1278 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Icones Orchidacearum 13 Plate 1334 Hagsater 2010 see recognition section

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