IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes lancifolia Schltr. 1923

Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

Full Shade

Common Name The Spear-Like Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica without locational data as a mini-miniature sized, epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 10 to 13 lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect to spreading, narrowly lanceolate, obtusely long acuminate, minutely tridentate, cuneate below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on 1 to 3, erect, distichous, flexuous, .52" [1.3 cm] long, successively single, 3 to 8 flowered inflorescence with ovate-cucullate, acuminate, minutely muriculate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 281. Schlechter 1923

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