~Epidendrum trimeroglossum Schltr. 1920 - See Epidendrum physopus Kraenzl. 1905 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Fritzianum TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

Partial shade

Common Name The Three Part Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Cauca Department of Colombia at elevations around 2600 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, superposed, flexuous stems carrying many, all along the stem, sub-erect, linear, mucronate, rigid leavers that blooms on a terminal, decurved, peduncle to .02" [.5 mm] long, laxly 3 to 5 flowered inflorescence with oblong, apiculate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying small, nutant, glabrous flowers without color and fragrance data.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 153 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 7: 252 Schlechter 1920; Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. Figuren -Atlas 57: 209 Schlechter 1929 drawing fide; Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1280 Hagsater 2009 see recognition section; Orquideas, Tesoro de Colombia Vol 2 Ortiz & Uribe 2017 Drawing fide;