IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes dotae Endres ex Luer 1995 Photo by Carl Luer and Epidendra Webpage

LATE EARLY

Common Name The Dota Lepanthes [A Town in Costa Rica]

Flower Size .25" [6 mm]

Found in Costa Rica as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 10, closely adpressed, lepanthiform sheaths with oblique ostia and carrying a single, erect, dark green, coriaceous, broadly elliptic to suborbicular, obtuse, slightly convex, rounded and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late summer and early fall on a filiform, congested, distichous, 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence arising behind the leaf and with muriculate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 10: 143. 1995 Luer drawing fide

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