Lepanthes montis-rotundi P.Ortiz 1997SUBGENUS Brachycladium

TYPE Drawing TYPE Photo by Padre Pedro Ortiz/ Drawing by © Luer and Epidendra Website

Common Name

Flower Size 1/10" [3mm]

Found in Cundinamarca Colombia at elevations of 2200 to 2900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with pendant, repent rhizomes giving rise to abbreviated ramicauls concealed by a long-spiculate lepanthiform sheath and carrying a single, apical, descending, fleshy, elliptical, acute apically, 3 veined, corrugate, villous leaf that blooms in the spring on an erect, slender, .04" [1 mm] long, single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Neooreophilus montis-rotundi (P.Ortiz) Archila 2009; Oreophilus montis-rotundi (P.Ortiz) Luer 2009; Penducella montis-rotundi (P.Ortiz) Luer 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 20(3): 318. 1997 Ortiz Drawaing fide; Selbyana 29(2): 202-8. 2009 Archila as Oreophila montis-rotundi; Orchid Digest 74(2): 69. 2010. Luer as Penducella montis-rotundi