Epidendrum pogonochilum Carnevali & G.A.Romero 2000 GROUP GROUP Nanum

Inflorescence

Photos by David Haelterman and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Bearded Lip Epidendrum

Flower Size .8 [2 cm]

Found in Santander Colombia and Tachira Venezuela at elevations around 1850 to 2350 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold, repent growing epiphyte with matforming, repent, branching, leafy stems carrying fleshy, persistent, elliptic, acute leaves that blooms in the late falland early winter on a terminal, on the branches, very short, peduncel with a small, untidy,m sark sheath, subumbellate, racemose, simultaneously 4 flowered inflorescence with very small floral bracts and carrying resupinate flowers.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 3 Romero & Carnevali 2000; Orchids of Venezuela An Illustrated Field Guide Vol 1 Romero & Carnevali 2000 drawing fide

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