Epidendrum cornurepens Hágsater, H.Ferrer & L.Sánchez 2015 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Repens Drawing by © Manara and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Horned Repens Epidendrum [refers to the flowers characteristic prominent horns at the apex of the column and its similarity to E repens]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Amazonas Venezuela and Brazil in the Cerro Neblina at elevations around 1800 meters as a medium sized, cool, monopodial, pendent growing epiphyte with branching, flexuous, secondary stems arising from the intermediate nodes of the primary stem, tertiary branches arising the from the intermediate nodes of the secondary stems, terete basally, laterally compressed towards the apex stems enveloped basally by scarious sheaths and carrying numerous in the primary and secondary stems, 6 to 8 on the tertiary spems, all along all the stems, distichous, unequal, basal ones smaller, narrowly ovate to lanceolate, narrolwy bilobed, emarginate, coriaceous, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall ona terminal, peducle [1 to 2 mm] long, enveloped by 2 imbricating bracts, single flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, ovate, acute, cionduplicate, membraneous floral bracts.

The flower color and fragrance if any were not recorded.

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 15 [1] Plate 1515 Hágsater, H.Ferrer & L.Sánchez 2015 drawing fide;