Lepanthopsis dodii Garay 1969

SUBGENUS Lepanthopsis SECTION Lepanthopsis Photo by Michael & Linda Karlbom, and their Flickr Orchid Photo Website


Common Name Dod's Lepanthes [American Orchid enthusiast in the Carribean and co discover of species]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found Haiti and the Dominican Republic at elevations around 950 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by around 4 to 7, lepanthiform sheaths with shortly ciliate ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, margins mintely denticulate, elliptic, subacute to obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a filiform, congested, 2 ranked, 3.4" [8.5 cm] long, simulataneously many flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol VIII Luer drawing fide;