IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes hastata Luer 1992 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

Photo by Saul Altamirano A. and The Parque Naciaonal Carrasco, Cochabamba Bolivia, Orquideas del Proyecto Hidroelectrico Ivirizu Website

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

Full Shade Cool Winter

Common Name The Spear Shaped Lepanthes [refers to the ramicaul and leaf]

Flower Size .12" [ mm]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 1350 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 10 to 12, microscopically ciliate lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a filiform, congested, distichous, 1 to 1.12" [2.5 to 2.8 cm] long including the .2 to .32" [5 to 8 mm] long peduncle, successively single, many flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf with minutely subspiculate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Lindleyana 7: 108 Luer 1992; Drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide; The Parque Naciaonal Carrasco, Cochabamba Bolivia, Orquideas del Proyecto Hidroelectrico Ivirizu Website 2021 photo fide

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