Lepanthes juninensis Schltr. 1921 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

TYPE Drawing by Schlechter and the The Swiss Orchid Fooundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Junin Lepanthes [A department of Peru]

Flower Size

Found in Peru as a miniature sized epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by 7 to 8, tubular-cylindric, minutely hispidulous sheaths with dilated, minutely hispidulous ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, ligulate, obtusely tridenticulate apex, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 3, erect, to 2.2" [to 5.5 cm] long, densely many flowered, to as long as the leaf, racemose inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958

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