Lepanthes amplectens Luer & Hermans 1995 Photos by Karremans, Pupulin and Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full Shade Warm Cool Winter

Common Name The Comprehensive Lepanthes

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 9 to 10 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, acute, abruptly narrowing below into the petioalte base leaf that blooms in the winter on an erect, short, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR Checked Type OK

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