~Lepanthes oteroi Luer 2001 - See Lepanthes elata Rchb.f. 1866 Photo by Jay Pfahl


Common Name Otero's Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Valle de Cauca Colombia and blooms in the later summer

This species occuring in Colombia is a disjunct population found in Colombia and is considered to be a synonym of L elata from Costa Rica, It differs in the robust form and lateral sepals that are more abruptly contracted into short tails.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;