Epidendrum yanatilense Damian & Hágsater 2016 GROUP Alpicolum Drawing by © Damian and The Research Gate Website

Common Name The Yanatil Epidendrum [A district of Cusco province of of Peru]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Peru on the eastern slopes of the Andes in wet montane forests at elevations around 2400 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with cane-like, simple, ancipitous stems carrying 5, all along the stem, coriaceous, alternate, articulate, generally erect-spreading, acuminate, margin entire leaves that blooms in the fall on a terminal, with a nearly parellel sided, acute, covering half the peduncle, margin papillose spathe, racemose, sub-erect, peduncle .48" [1.2 cm] long, rachis .24" [.6 cm] long, lax, simultaneously 2 flowered inflorescence with shorter than the ovary, acuminate floral bracts and carrying non-resupinate, greenish brown flowers without fragrance data.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytotaxa 246 (4): 287–292 Damian & Hagsater 2016 drawing fide;