IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes minutipetala C.Schweinf.1951 Photo and Drawing by Schweinfurth and Epidendra Orchid Photo Webpage

Common Name The Small Petaled Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Peru in cloud forests at elevations around 3600 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender to filiform, erect, ramicauls enveloped by numerous, close, tubular, minutely scabrous lepanthiform sheaths with dilated, hispid ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect to spreading, coriaceous, oblong-ovate, subabruptly acuminate to tridentate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on 2 to 3, shorter than the leaf, successively densely 2 to several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Bot. Mus. Leafl. 15: 81. 1951. Schweinfurth drawing fide;

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