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

EARLIER

Common Name The Hairy Catepillar Lepanthes [refers to the long ciliate petals]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in western Ecuador at elevations around 60 to 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul enveloped by 6 to 12 minutely ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ellipical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the earlier summer on a slender, very congested, distichous, .4" [1 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf and carrying echinate floral bracts.

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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