Epidendrum laciniitropis Hagsater 2004 Photo by The Field Museum and Muestras Neotropicales de Herbario website

Part shadecold Spring

Common Name The Prominent Lacinate Keeled Sepals Epidendrum

Flower Size .8" [2 cm]

Found in northern Peru on the eastern slope of the Andes at elevations of 2700 to 2950 meters as a cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete, erect stems carrying 5 to 9, distributed along the apical half of the stem, oblong to oblong lanceolate, round, apiculate, subcoriaceous, rugose, crenate margined leaves that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, terete, racemose, 2" [5 cm] long, few to several flowered inflorescence with tubular, acute floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, successively opening flowers held towards the apex of the stem

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum Part 7 Plate 751 Hagsater 2004 drawing fide

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