Lepanthes adamsii Hespenh. 1968 Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

Full Shade Hot Warm

Common Name Adams' Lepanthes [Jamaican Orchid Enthsuiast current]

Flower Size ?

Found in Jamaica at elevations around 228 meters as a miniature to small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with erect slender ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 9, minutely ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate to ovate-aubcordate, acute, contracted below into the petiolate bas leaf that blooms on a filiform, congested, distichous, .8 to 2..4" [2 to 5.1 cm] long, successivly single, many flowered inflorescnece with shortly ciliate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXX Luer 2009 drawing fide;