Epidendrum corymborkiphyllum Hágsater & E.Santiago 2016 GROUP Alberti SUBGROUP Allenii

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo by © Rodrigo Escobar/TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Somewhat Plicate Leaved Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia on the northern slope of the Cordillera Central at elevations of 200 to 800 meters as a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, basally terete, laterally compressed above stems carrying 10, all along the stem, alternate, articulate, suberect, elliptic, acuminate, margin entire leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, racmose at first flowering, new racemes produced successively from the old, distichous, peduncle to 8" [20 cm] long, laterally compressed, enveloped completely by tubular, scarious sheaths, rachis 2" [5 cm] long, to 10" [25 cm] long overall, successively single, few flowered inflorescence with nearly as long as the ovary, elliptic, conduplicate, subacute, imbricating, persistent on rachis after flowering floral bracts and carrying resupinate, creamy yellow flowers with the apex tinged pink.

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 15 [2] Plate 1579 Hágsater & L.Sántiago 2016 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 photo fide;