Epidendrum cuniculatum Schltr. 1921 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Cuniculatum Drawing by Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Schlechter


Common Name The Rabbit Warren Like Epidendrum [refers to the deep nectary]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Colombia andnorthern Ecuador at elevavtions of 3000 to 3800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with branching, arising from the subapical internode of the previous stem, cane-like, terete, progressively shorter stems carrying 2 to 4, in the apical half of the stem, articulate, linear to linear-lanceolate, acute, mucronate, margin crenate leaves that blooms in the earlier winter through early fall on a terminal, arching-nutant, short, peduncle terete, thin simultaneously 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with shorter thant the ovary, lanceolte, acute to acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, reddish green flowers..

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 8: 71 Ecuador Schlechter 1921; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren -Atlas 57: 340 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1233 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 Drawing fide