Lepanthes didyma 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

Common Name The Two Equal Part Lepanthes [refers to the shape of the petals]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Pichincha Ecuador at elevations around 1000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul enveloped by minutely ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, broadly elliptical, obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a slender, congested, distichous, .92" [2.3 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf with imbricating 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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