Lepanthes posthon Luer 1987 Photo by Lisa Thoerle

Common Name The Post Lepanthes [refers to the lip's shape]

Flower Size 1/16" [4 mm]

Found Costa Rica in pluvial forests at elevations around 1300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with lateral ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 4 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a reticulate, round, obtuse, abruptly narrowing base leaf that blooms in the spring on a few 3/4" [2 cm] long successively single, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Checked type drawing on W3Tropicos OK; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; Checked type OK