Lepanthes didactyla Luer & R.Escobar 1984 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993 Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

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Common Name The Two Fingered Lepanthes [refers to 2 lobes of the petals]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Norte de Santander Colombia at elevations around 1650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 5, ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a filiform, .8" [2 cm] long, successively single, 2 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 16(2): 137 Luer & R.Escobar 1984 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;