Lepanthes cogolloi Luer & R.Escobar 1991 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993 TYPE Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Website

Deep Shade Cold Summer

Common Name or Meaning Cogollo's Lepanthes [Colombian Curator of JAUM in Medellin current]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Santander department of Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 2850 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 8, microscopicaly ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-ovate, acute, lightly acuminate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a slender, congested, .92 to 1" [2.3 to 2.5 cm] long including the .72 to .8" [1.8 to 2 cm] long peduncle, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising from beneath the leaf with echinate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 18(1): 34,36 Luer & Escobar 1991 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 Luer drawing fide;