Lepanthes dactylina Luer 1999 TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Webpage

LATE Spring

Common Name The Finger Bearing Lepanthes

Flower Size .12" [3mm]

Found in Amazonas Peru without elevational data as a mini-mininature sized epiphyte with suberect ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 13, lepanthiform sheaths with dilated, ciliate ostia and carrying a single, apical, suberect to spreading, coriaceous, elliptical, slightly acuminate, acute, reticulate, convex, sulcate centrally, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a filiform, congested, 1.28" to 2.08" [3.2 to 5.2 cm] long, including the .08" [2 mm] long peduncle, successively single, many flowered inflorescence arising along the sulcus of the dorsum of the leaf.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XVIII Luer 1999 drawing fide;