Epidendrum cuniculatum Schltr. 1921 GROUP Andean SUBGROUP Cuniculatum Drawing by Jimenez and The AMO Herbaria Website

TYPE Drawing TYPE Drawing by Schlechter

EARLIER THROUGH EARLY

Common Name The Rabbit Warren Like Epidendrum [refers to the deep nectary]

Flower Size .6" [1.5 cm]

Found in southern Colombia andnorthern Ecuador at elevavtions of 3000 to 3800 meters as a medium sized, cold growing epiphyte with branching, arising from the subapical internode of the previous stem, cane-like, terete, progressively shorter stems carrying 2 to 4, in the apical half of the stem, articulate, linear to linear-lanceolate, acute, mucronate, margin crenate leaves that blooms in the earlier winter through early fall on a terminal, arching-nutant, short, peduncle terete, thin simultaneously 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with shorter thant the ovary, lanceolte, acute to acuminate floral bracts and carrying resupinate, reddish green flowers..

Synonyms P>References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Orchidacearum 12 Plate 1233 Hagsater & Santiago 2009 Drawing fide

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