Epidendrum piconeblinaense Hágsater 2004 GROUP Elleanthoides SUBGROUP Guacamayense

Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Pico Neblina Epidendrum [refers to in Brazil the Pico de Neblina or in Venezuela the Cerro de Neblina]

Flower Size .6” [1.5 cm]

Found in Venezuela and Brazil near the Rio Negro at elevations around 1900 meters as a small sized, cool growing epiphyte with cane-like, branching , terete, thin, straight the branches shorter than the main stem carrying more than 6 on the main stem and 6 to 7 on the branches, all along the stem, linear-lanceolate, acute, apical margins irregular erose-crenate leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, without a spathe, paniculate, peduncle terete, filiform, rachis zig-zag, successively 1 to 2, 3 to 6 per branch, several to many flowered inflorescence with as long as the ovary, triangular, acuminate floral bracts and carrying olive green flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 7 Plate 775 Hagsater 2004 drawing fide;