Lepanthes glossites Luer 1999

Another AnglePhotos by S Manning and The Swiss Orchid Foundation a the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

Type Drawing Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Orchid Webpage

Common Name The Same Tongued Lepanthes [refers to its affinity to L ligulata]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Amazonas Peru without collection data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 6, tight fitting, microscopically ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, narrowly elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a slender, 2.4" [6 cm] long, lax, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the top of the leaf.


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