Epidendrum longicrure Schltr. 1920 GROUP Pseudepidendrum SUBGROUP Paniculatum Photo by Padre Pedro Ortiz

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Common Name The Long Shin Bone Epidendrum

Flower Size .6 [1.5 cm]

Found in Cauca Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with simple, cane-like, terete stems carrying in the upper half, 7, patent, oblong to lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, thin leaves that blooms on an erect, paniculate, 3 to 4 branched, peduncel 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm] long, with 2 to 3, basal bracts laxly many flowered inflorescence with triangular, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying glabrous, brownish green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 137 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 248 Schlechter 1920; Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 57: 186 Figuren Atlas Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 Photo fide;