Epidendrum cornutum Lindl. 1841 Drawing by Calaway Dodson

Deep Shade Cold

Common Name The Horned Epidendrum [? Possilby refers to the column?]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 2400 to 2800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with arching to pendent stems carrying aggregate towards the apex, ovate-elliptic, acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, short, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Epidendrum pavonianum Rchb.f. 1856

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 2 Dodson 2001 drawing fide; Orquideologia 24: 3 Ortiz & Hagsater 2005; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;