Monographs Details: Epidendrum repens Cogn.
Authority: Schweinfurth, Charles. 1967. Orchidaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 69-214.
Family:Orchidaceae
Scientific Name:Epidendrum repens Cogn.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - VENEZUELA. Bolivar: Mt. Roraima, at Rondon Camp, 2123 m alt., pendent epiphyte in humid temperate forest of the upper slopes, flowers green, December 3, 1927, G. H. H. Tate 483; same locality, southwest-facing forested slopes Rondón Camp and base of sandstone bluffs, 2040-2255 m alt., pendent epiphyte on mossy tree trunk, leaves subcoriaceous, grass-green above and dull green beneath, September 30, 1944, J. A. Steyermark 48968; Auyan-tepui, cumbre de la parte norte de la seccion sur (division occidental del cerro): a lo largo del Rio Churún, entre campamento norte y campamento sur al pie de "Second Wall" de arenisca, 1660 m alt., in riverine forest, epiphyte 0.5-1 m up on branch, leaves subcoriaceous, dull green on both sides. May 14, 1964, Steyermark 93877 (this collection is sterile, but the identity is unquestionable.); Ptari-tepui, on "Cave Rock" above "Cave Camp," on forested south-facing slopes overlying sandstone, 1810 m alt., epiphyte dangling from mossy tree trunk, leaves fleshy, subcoriaceous, deep green above and pale green beneath, October 29, 1944, Steyermark 59522; Chimanta Massif, northwestern part of Abacapa-tepui, in vicinity of Camp 3, 1300 m alt., on forested slopes adjacent to quebrada, epiphyte on mossy branches of Clusia on large sandstone boulder, April 20, 1953, Steyermark 75214 (sterile). The West Indies (JAMAICA, type), MEXICO and COSTA RICA.

Distribution:Venezuela South America| West Indies| Jamaica South America| Costa Rica South America| Mexico North America|