Epidendrum renzii Garay & Dunst. 1965 GROUP Nanum SUBGROUP Nanoecallosum

Plant Photos by Linda & Mikael Karlbom in Stockholm/Sweden and their website

Common Name Renz' Epidendrum [Swiss Botanist and Orchid Collector in northern South America 1900's]

Flower Size 1/4" [6 mm]

Found in northwestern Venezuela in humid forests low to the ground at elevations of 1940 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing, pendant epiphyte with elongate, pendant, cane-like stems carrying many distichous, coriaceous, narrowly elliptic leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, few [4] flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Venezuelan Orchids Vol 3 Dunsterville & Garay 1965 drawing fide; Flora de Venezuela Foldats Volumen XV Part 3 1970 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela : An Illustrated Field Guide Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 2 COS 1991 photo ok; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 drawing fide; Orquideas Nativas del Tachira Cesar Fernandez 2003 photo fide; Icones Orchidacearum Part 12 Plate 1267 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section;

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