Myoxanthus epibator Luer & R.Escobar 1992 SUBGENUS Myoxanthus SECTION Scandentia Luer 1992 Original Drawing by © Padre Pedro Ortiz Conserved at the Herbario de la Universidad Javeriana, Bogota Colombia

Another Drawing Original Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website


Common Name The Climbing Myoxanthus

Flower Size .15" [3 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia without collection data as a large to giant sized, long, scandent epiphyte that resembles a small bamboo with slender, erect, prolific, 1.2 to 7.2" [3 to 18 cm] long ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 9, tubular, minutely hispidulous sheaths and carrying an erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical-ovate, acute, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and fall on a very short at the apex of the ramicaul, single flowered inflorescence with tubular, pubescent floral bracts that enclose the pedicel.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol IX Luer 1992 drawing fide, Native Ecuadorian Orchids Vol 3 Dodson 2002 drawing fide