Lepanthes scopulifera Luer & R.Escobar 1997 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes Drawing by Carl Luer The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage


Common Name The Brush Carrying Lepanthes [refers to the appendix]

Flower Size .12 [3 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 3200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with very slender, weak, erect ramicauls enveloped by 8 qo 10, microscopically scabrous, tight fitting lepanthiform sheaths with acumiante apices and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, acuminate, cuneate and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a filiform, congested, secund, long pedicellate, to .56 to .68 [1.4 to 1.7 cm] long including the .44 to .56 [1.1 to 1.4 cm] long peduncle, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising on the top of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide;