Lepanthes subdimidiata Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

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Common Name The Parted Almost Halfway Lepanthes

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Costa Rica in a shaded and humid locations next to a creeks at elevations of 650 to 1400 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with very slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 8 to 10, minutely pubescent to papillose, lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single apical, erect, coricaeous, ovate, abruptly narrowing above to a tridenticulate apex, abruptly contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on 1 to 3, much shorter to close to the leaf in length, filiform, .8" [2 cm] long, dense, distichously, successively many flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Lepanthes ingramii Luer 1992

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Sched. Orch. 8: 38. Ames & Schweinf. 1925; Lindleyana 7: 108 Luer 1992 as L ingrahamii drawing fide; Drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003