Lepanthes cornutipetala Dod 1993 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

TYPE Drawing by D Dod and Moscosoa 7: 175 Dod 1993

Deep shade Cool Fall

Common Name The Goat-Horned Lepanthes [refers to the petal shape]

Flower Size .2 [5 mm]

Found in the Dominican Republic in primary broadleaved forests at elevations around 1650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect to ascending ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 7, ribbed, microscopically echinate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, more or less convex, slightly sulcate medially, sub-orbicular to broadly ovate, basally rounded into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 5, .4" [1 cm] long, adpressed to the leaf, successively single, 1 to 15 flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Moscosoa 7: 172 Dod 1993 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014