IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes umbonifera Endres ex Luer 1995 Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Orchid Website

Common Name The Rounded Elevation Bearing Lepanthes [refers to the blades of the lip]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Costa Rica without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with nodding to prostrate, slender ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 8, close fitting, lepanthiform sheaths with oblique microscopically scabrous ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, dark purplish green, purple beneath, ovate, acute, broadly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a filiform, subcongested, 1/2" to .72" [1.2 to 1.8 cm] long, successively 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 10: 173. 1995 Endres ex Luer drawing fide;

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