IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes hamiltonii Luer 1999 Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Orchid Photo Webpage

Common Name Hamilton's Lepanthes [American Collector of Species Current]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Peru at elevations around 3600 meters as a mini-miniature to minaiture sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 9, dark, coarsely ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, erect, ovate, subacute, rounded and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a filiform, congested, .4" [1 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide;

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