IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes circularis Luer 1995 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993 Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Webpage

Warm

Common Name The Circular Leafed Lepanthes

Flower Size .12" [3mm]

Found in Cartago Costa Rica at elevations around 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, comparitively stout ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 5, close fitting, blackish lepanthiform sheaths with short ciliate ribs and ostia and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, circular, obtuse to round, rounded and contracted below into the twisted petiolate base leaf that blooms on a filiform, racemose, congested, distichous, to .44" [1.1 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising behind the leaf and has muricate floral bracts

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 10: 140. 1995. Luer drawing fide;

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