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Lepanthes minutissima Endres ex Luer 1995

Drawing Photo and Drawing by Bogarin, Luer and Epidendra Orchid Photo Webpage

Common Name The Smallest Lepanthes [refers to the flower]

Flower Size .04" [1mm]

Found in Costa Rica without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 5, microscopically ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, more or less spreading, purple brown, coriaceous, ovate, obtuse, more or less conduplicate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a shorter than the leaf, congested, .44" [1.1. cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence arising on top of the leaf

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 10: 159. 1995. Endres ex Luer drawing fide;

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