Lepanthes coeloglossa Luer 1984 Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Webpage


Common Name The Hollow Tongue Lepanthes

Flower Size .04" [1 mm]

Found in Costa Rica and Panama at elevations around 1700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 4, microscopically ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, ellitpical, subacute to obtuse, broadly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a racemose, congested, distichous, short, successively flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Phytologia 55: 180. 1984 Luer drawing fide;