Lepanthes decoris Luer & Llamacho 2001

Photo by Julio Larramendi

Common Name The Decorated Lepanthes [refers to the bumps and different colors of the leaf surface]

Flower Size

Found in Cuba as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls carrying 6 to 10 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, elliptic, coriaceous, acute to subacute leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, congested, distichous, .16 to .24" [4 to 6 mm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; The Orchids of Cuba Llamacho and Larramendi 2005 photo fide;