Lepanthes duidensis Ames & C.Schweinf. 1931 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Drawing by Foldats

Common Name The Cerro Duida Lepanthes [A Mountain in Amazonas]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in southern Venezuela at elevations around 1300 to 1850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped by 4 to 6, tubular, apiculate, finely long scabrous ribbed lepanthiform sheaths and carrying elliptic-ovate to narrowly ovate, acute often tridenticulate, narrowly cuneiform to rounded below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a shorter than the leaf, .2 to .5" [5 to 12.5 mm] long, successively single, 2 to 4 flowered inflorescence with inconspicuous, cuculate floral bracts. .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 segunda parte Foldats 1969 drawing fide;