Lepanthes candida Endres ex Luer 1995 Photo by Wiel Driessen and his Flicker Orchid Photo Website

Full Shade Warm Cool Spring

Common Name The White Lepanthes [refers to the sepals color]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica and Panama in premontane rain forest to cloud forest and disturbed primary forests at elevations of 800 to 1800 as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped completely by 4 to 5 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single apical, ovate, obtuse, abruptly narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a very short, successively single few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms .15" [3mm]

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

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