Lepanthes jimenezii Schltr. 1923

Another Flower Photos by Pupulin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Deep shadeHot Cool

Common Name Jimenez's Lepanthes [Costa Rican Discoverer of species 1900's]

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations of 850 to 1650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped completely by acuminate, muricate-hispidous, , lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, obovate, obtuse, gradually narrowing below into the narrow subpetiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, erect, to 4" [10 cm] long, laxly successively single, 10 to 20 flowered inflorescence with distichous flowers

Synonyms Lepanthes crossota Luer 1987

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED Type OK; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 281. Costa Rica Schlechter 1923