Lepanthes cordeliae Luer 1992 Photo by © Jay Pfahl

Another Flower


Side View

Plant and flower Photos by © Milan Vágner Czech Republic

Deep Shade Fall

Common Name Cordelia's Lepanthes [Ms Head, American orchid Enthusiast and discoverer of species current]

Flower Size 1.5" [3 mm]

Found in Peru in wet cloud forests without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by several, microscopically ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, lanceolate, purple suffused beneath, abruptly narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, filiform, 1" [2.5 cm] long, successively single flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI Iconea Orchidacearum Peruviarum Plate 671 Bennett & Christenson 2001 drawing fide