Epidendrum colliculosum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2004 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Cuniculatum Drawing by © Hagsater and Epidendra Herbaria Website

Common Name The Bump Covered Epidendrum [refers to the colliculose mass in front of the calli on the lip]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in Narino Colombia on the Galeras volcano at elevations around 3200 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, branched, terete, thin, erect, main stem long, the apparently shorter branches arise form the apical internodes of the stem carrying 4, on the branches, unequal, on the upper half of the stem, narrowly lanceolate, acute apically leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, occuring only once, on a mature stem, racemose, arching, nutant, [2.3 cm] long including the .12" [3 mm] long thin, terete peduncle, and the terete, thin rachis, simultaneously to 10 flowered inflorescence with as long as the ovary, narrowly lanceolate, long acuminate, progressively shorter floral bracts and carrying resupinate, white flowers tinged with purple.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 727 Hagsater 2004 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;