Epidendrum corallinum Hágsater 2009 GROUP Alpicolum SUBGROUP Cyclotylosum Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Coral Red Epidendrum [refers tothe flowers

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Antioquia Department of Colombia on the Cordillera Central at elevations around 3000 meters as a small to just medium sized, cold growing epiphyte? with somewhat thickeneing but not forming a pseudobulb, cane-like, erect stems enveloped by 3, non-foliar, tubular, obtuse, minutely striated sheaths and carrying a single, apical, articulate, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, obtuse, margin entire leaves that blooms on a terminal, racemose, arching, occuring only once, peduncle elongate, laterally compressed, erect, straight, nearly totally enveloped by the tubular, laterally compressed, ancipitose, acute, elongate, slightly longer than the leaf spathe, to 4" [10 cm] long, simultaneosuly 9 to 26 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, narrowly triangular, short acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying coral red flowers.

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1226 Hagsater 2009 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017;