Epidendrum elleanthodiceras Hágsater & E.Santiago 2004 GROUP Elleanthoides SUBGROUP Guacamayense TYPE Drawing by © M Lopez R. and The AMO Herbaria Website

Partial shadeCold LATE Winter EARLYSpring

Common Name or Meaning The Two Horned Elleanthoides Epidendrum [refers to the two horned column]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in southern Colombia at elevations around 2600 meters as a large sized, cold growing epiphyte with an erect, branched, terete, thin stem with the successive branches becoming shorter carrying 2 to 7 on the branches, on the apical half, grassy, linear-lanceolate, acute, minutely crenulate margin leaves that blooms in the late winter and early spring on a terminal, paniculate, erect, to 12 to 13.2" [2 to 4.8 cm] long, including the terete, thin peduncle, filiform, straight rachis, simultaneously 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, triangular, acuminate, single veined floral bracts without color or fragrance data


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 735 Hagsater 2004 drawing fide