Restrepia howei Luer 2005 SUBGENUS Restrepia SECTION Restrepia Photo by Colin Howe

Full Shade Fall

Common Name Howe's Restrepia [British Original Discoverer of Species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Ecuador without locality as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 7, thin, white, loose, oblique, acute, compressed, brown speckled, imbricating sheaths and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-ovate, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a slender, erect, 1 to 1.4" [2.5 to 3.5 cm] long, fascile of successively single flowered inflorescence with a thin, tubular floral bract.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXVII Luer 2005 drawing good; AOS Bulletin Vol 86 # 7 2017 photo fide;

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