Epidendrum kapuleri (Szlach. & Kolan.) J.M.H.Shaw 2016 GROUP Takulumena TYPE Drawing by Szlach. & Kolan

Common Name Kapuler's Epidendrum [American Type collector current]

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in Cauca Department of Colombia on the Central Cordillera at elevations around 3000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with simple, erect, laterally compressed stems enveloped completely by imbricate leaf sheaths carrying 6 to 7, distributed all along the stem, distichous, imbricating, articulate, coriaceous, linear-lanceolate, canaliculate, rounded apically leaves that blooms in the summer on a lateral, near basal, creeping-pendent, lasting several years, 3" [7.5 cm] long, branching, many flowered inflorescence with acute floral bracts and carrying rose or yellow flowers.

Synonyms *Takulumena kapuleri Szlach. & Kolan. 2014

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Wulfenia 21: 78 Szlachetko & Kolanowska 2014 as Takulumena kapuleri drawing fide: