Lepanthes lasiopetala Garay & Dunst. 1976 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Breves SERIES Breves Luer 1993 Photo by Jose David Lacruz

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Common Name The Shaggy Petaled Lepanthes

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in northeastern Colombia and northwestern Venezuela in cloud forests at elevations of 2500 to 2850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, ramicauls enveloped basally by 5 to 7, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovoid, purple flecked, attenuate, minutely tridenticulate apically leaf that blooms in the later spring on a few, slender, erect, congested, distichous, 1 to 1.8" [ 2.5 to 4.5 cm] long including the .2 to .8" [5 to 20 mm] long peduncle, successively single many flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf.

Synonyms Lepanthes odontostemma Garay & Dunst. 1976

References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Venezuelan Orchids Illustrated Vol 6 Dunsterville and Garay 1976 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela an Illustrated Field Guide Vol 2 Dunsterville & Garay 1979 drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as L mimetica drawing fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Dunsterville and Garay 1979 as L odontostemma drawing fide; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 photo fide; Orchids of Venezuela [An illustrated field guide] Vol. 1 Ramiro and Carnevali 2000 3 drawings fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;

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