Lepanthes dussii Urb. 1917Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

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Common Name Duss' Lepanthes [original collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Haiti, Dominican Republic, Dominica, St Lucia and Guadeloupe without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by about 6, cilate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, coriaceous, erect, elliptical-ovate, acute to obtuse, rounded below into the subsessile base leaf that blooms on 1 to 2, filiform, fractiflex, distally distichous, .28" [7 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence that well exceeds the length of the leaf .


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000