Monographs Details: Epidendrum miserrimum Rchb.f.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Chimanta Massif, northwestern part of Abacapatepui, 1210-1600 m alt., in wet mossy forest with sandstone boulders, between Camp 3 and main line of sandstone bluffs, epiphyte on tree trunk, sepals greenish, petals with lavender at base, April 17, 1953, J. A. Steyermark 75083; same locality, 1300 m alt., on forested slopes adjacent to quebrada, vicinity of Camp 3, epiphyte on No. 75188, leaves ascending, tiull green, April 20, 1953, Steyermark 75197 (no flowers); 125 k m south of El Dorado, about 759 m alt., common in fairly tall damp forest, G. C. K. Dunsterville 484; bosque enano a lo largo de la fila Oeste del afluente derecho (Oeste) subiendo el Rio Venamo, 1000 m alt., on tree branch, December 27, 1963, Steyermark & Dunstei-ville 92279; bosque muscoso humedo montafioso a lo largo del afluente derecho (Oeste) subiendo el Rio Venamo, descendiendo el rio desde el campamento cerca de la unión con el afluente Este, 950-1150 m alt., epiphyte, December 29-30, 1963, Steyermark & Dunsterville 92351 (no flower seen); bosque enano a lo largo del afluente Este del Rio Venamo, sobre el hombrillo superior del cerro, 1400 m alt., epiphyte on tree trunk, January 3, 1964, Steyermark & Dunsterville 92704. COSTA RICA and the West Indies (type).

Distribution:Venezuela South America|