Epidendrum herrenhusanum Hágsater 1999 GROUP Excisum SUBGROUP friderici-guilielmi Photo by © Rudolf Jenny

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Part Shade Cold Fall

Common Name The Herrenhauser Garden Epidendrum [A Botanical Garden in Hannover Germany]

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Norte de Santander, Santander and Antioquia departments of Colombia at elevations of 2500 to 2700 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, simple, laterally compressed stems carrying 2, apical, narrowly elliptic to lanceolate, acute leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, erect, racemose, occuring only once, successively 3 to 4, 6 flowered inflorescence with triangular, acute, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, yellowish-bronzy flowers with a green column.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 3 Plate 333 Hagsater 1999 drawing fide; Orchid Digest Vol 66 #2 2002 photo fide; Of Men and Orchids Part 1 Jenny 2015 photo fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 drawing fide;