Lepanthes ova-rajae Luer 1987

Side View of Flower

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


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


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