Lepanthes guardiana Endres ex Luer 1995

Leaf and Flower Photos by Karremans, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The ? Lepanthes

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Costa Rica without location as a mini-miniature sized epiphtye with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped completely by 4 to 6, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, elliptical, shortly acuminate, gradually narrows below into the cuneate base leaf that blooms on a short successively few, several flowered inflorescence holding the flower on the front of the leaf.

SynonymsReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED Type OK; *Lindleyana 10: 156. 1995; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003