Lepanthes camptica Luer & Hirtz 1996 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993 TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Cool

Common Name The Bent Lepanthes [refers to the appendix]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in east central Ecuador at elevations around 1800 to 2200 meters as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with a slender, weak, erect to suberect ramicaul enveloped by 7 to 10 minutely scabrous, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, suberect, coriaceous, ovate, acute to long-acuminate, rounded and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring and summer on a slender, congested, distichous, .95" [2.4 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the top of the leaf.

Most similar to L oscillifera from Colombia.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XIV Luer 1996 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador No 88 Lepanthes and affiliates Dodson & Luer 2011 drawing fide

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