Lepanthes casasae Pupulin 2003 Photos by Walter Schug and His MesoAmerican Orchid Page

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

Common Name Casasa's Lepanthes [Botanist at Lancaster current]

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica as a mini-miniature sized, epiphytic species with erect, slender, ramicauls enveloped completely by 6 to 8 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, round apiculate, abruptly narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED Type OK; *Orchidee (Hamburg) 54: 76. 2003