Epidendrum guagra-urcuense Hágsater & Dodson 2001 GROUP Cernuum SUBGROUP Cernuum Drawing by © Hagsater & Dodson The Epidendra Website

Part Shade Cold Winter

Common Name or Meaning The Guagra-Urcu Epidendrum [A mountain in northern Ecuador]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern Ecuador in montane forests at elevations around 2600 meters as a large sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, cane-like, laterally compressed, ancipitose stems carrying numerous, lanceolate to elliptic, unequally bilobed, retuse leaves that blooms in the winter on a terminal, on the mature main stem, occuring only once, racemose, arching, semispherical, 2.6" [6.5 cm] long including the reduced, terete, nude peduncle, simultaneously 12 flowered inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icone Orchidacearum 4 Plate 441 Hagsater & Dodson 2001 drawing fide;

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