Epidendrum jorge-warneri Karremans & Hágsater 2014 GROUP Ramosum SUBGROUP Rugosum Photo by A P Karremans and The AMO Herbaria Website

Fragrant Part Shade Cold LATE EARLIER Summer

Common NameJorge Warner’s Epidendrum [Costa Rican Director of Lankester Gardens current]

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in Costa Rica in isolated cloud forests at elevations around 2400 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte or lithophyte with branching, cane-like, flattened, erect stems carrying up to 5, all along the stem, mostly all at the apex as the lower ones are deciduous in time, elliptic to narrowly ovate, bilobed, articulate leaves that blooms in the summer on a terminal, mastly from the lateral branches, without a spathe, occuring only once, peduncle to .8” [2 cm] long, rachis curvved, laterally flattened, simultaneously 2 to 4 flowered inflorescnece with equal to longer than the ovary, acute, flattened floral bracts and carrying resupinate, brownish yellow flowers that have a sweet diurnal fragrance..


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 15 [1] Plate 1530 Karremans & Hágsater 2015 drawing fide