Lepanthes ova-rajae Luer 1987

Side View of Flower

Leaf and Flower Photos by Bruno Larsen and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name or Meaning The Egg?" Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect to suberect ramicauls with microscopically asperous lepanthiform sheaths carrying a single, erect, elliptic, thinly coriaceous, subacute to obtuse, prominently reticulate leaf that blooms in the late spring on a congested, peduncle, .12 to .24" [3 to 6 mm] long, secund, longer than the leaf, to 1" [2.5 cm] long overall, successively single, few flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003

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