Epidendrum sarcostalix Rchb.f. & Warsz.1854 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Cernuum

TYPE Photo by E. Becerra and The AMO Herbaria Website

Common Name The Fleshy Column Epidendrum

Flower Size 1.2 [3 cm]

Found in Peru without locational data and only from the type as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with cane-like, branching subapically, erect, straight stems carrying 9 or more, distichous, erect-spreading, subcoriaceous, oblong to ovate-elliptic,obtuse, minutely apiculate, spreading to slightly revolute, about half as wide as long, margin entire leaves that blooms on a terminal, racemose, arching-nutant, peduncel short, thin straight naked, laxly, simultaneously to 12 flowered inflroscence with much shorter than the ovary, triangular-lanceolate, acuminate, amplexicaul floral bracts and carrying resupinate, fleshy flowers without color and fragrance data


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 2 Schweinfurth 1959; Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1289 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 drawing fide;