Lepanthes brenneri Luer 1983 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Breves SERIES Filamentosae TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name Brenner's Lepanthes [Discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Pastaza Ecuador at elevations around 750 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with an erect, slender ramicaul enveloped by 2 to 3, minutely ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute to apiculate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a filiform, loose, subflexuous, to .52" [1.3 cm] long, successively single, 2 to 3 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XIV Luer 1996 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador No 88 Lepanthes and affiliates Dodson & Luer 2011 drawing fide