Lepanthes atwoodii Luer 1992

Another Angle Photos by Daniel Jimenez

Part Shade Cold Summer

Common Name or Meaning Atwood's Lepanthes [American Botanist in Costa Rica later 1900's]

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 3000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by a few lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single apical, erect, elliptic, acute, abruptly narrows below into the round base leaf that blooms in the summer on a successively single, many flowered inflorescence with distichously arranged flowers

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Checked w3 Tropicos type OK; Checked Lankester's Epidendra Website CR OK; *Lindleyana 7(2): 100. Luer 1992 drawing fide

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