Lepanthes jugum Luer 1987

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

Common Name The Jointed Lepanthes

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphtye with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped completely by 4 to 5, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, narrowly elliptic, tridenticulate, gradually narrows below into the cuneate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, .8" [2 cm] long, successively single several flowered inflorescence.

SynonymsReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED Type OK; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide;