Lepanthes inescata Luer 1987 Photo courtesy of Walter Teague

Common Name

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Costa Rica in cloud forests around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, ramicauls enveloped by several lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, elliptic to round, obtuse, abruptly narrows and widely conduplicate below into the base leaf that blooms in the fall on several, terminal, .6" [1.5 cm] long, successively few, many flowered inflorescence arising in the cup towards the base of the leaf.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED Type OK;

Checked type drawing W3Tropicos OK;