Lepanthes brunnescens Luer 1984

Leaf and Flower Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Brownish Lepanthes

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Costa Rica in cloud forests at elevations of 900 to 1100 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing, epiphytic species with erect, slender, ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 10 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single ovate, acute, tridenticulate apically leaf that blooms in the winter on a few, 1" [2.5 cm] long successively single, several flowered inflorescence.

SynonymsReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED Type OK; *Phytologia 55: 179. 1984. drawing fide

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