Lepanthes antilocapra Luer & Dressler 1986 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

Leaf and Flower

Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Another Flower

Photo by Daniel Jimenez

TYPE Drawing

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer

Full Shade Cool Cold WinterTHROUGHSummer

Common Name The Antelope Antlered Lepanthes

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Costa Rica and Chiriqui department of Panama on the Pacific slope in wet montane forests at elevations around 1750 to 2500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 7 or so, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptic, acute leaf that blooms in the winter through summer on a fascile of short, successively single flowered inflorescence held on the front of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR CHECKED type OK; * Orquideologia Vol 16 #3 1986 drawing/photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 84 #7 Karremans & Jimenez 2015 photo fide;