Epidendrum yambrasbambense Hágsater 2001 GROUP Excisum SUBGROUP Friderici-guilielmi Drawing by © Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website


Common Name The Yambrasbamba Epidendrum [A town in north central Peru]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in north central Peru in wet montane forests at elevations of 1800 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cool growing epiphyte with cane-like, sinuous, basally terete, laterally compressed above, simple, new canes arise from near the base of the previous stem carrying 4 to 6, equidistant, all along the upper half of the stem, linear-lanceolate to elliptic, acute, margin entire, carinate leaves that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a terminal, on a mature stem, occuring only once, racemose, erect, peduncle 1.2" 3 cm] long, rachis [1.2 to 1.4 cm] long, simultaneously 5 to 6 flowered inflorescence with much shorter than the ovary, linear, acuminate floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, non-fragrant, greenish white flowers with the exterior of the sepals and petals tinged with red brown.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Orchidacearum 4 Plate 500 Hagsater 2001 drawing fide;