Epidendrum tricrure Rchb.f. & Warsz. 1854

Drawing by Ames and The Herbario Virtual Austral Americano Website

Common Name The Three Legged Epidendrum

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in Peru without locational or elevational data as a large sized orchid with a peduncle that is 8" [20 cm] long, slender, almost entirely concealed by close, elongate-tubular sheaths, rachis 2.8" [7 cm] long, erect, densely many flowered inflorescence with lanceolate, acuminate, much shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying small, lilac colored flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 2 Schweinfurth 1959