Lepanthes hubeinii Luer 1987 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

Full Shade Fall

Common Name Hubein's Lepanthes [German nurseryman and collector of species]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Colombia on the eastern cordillera without locational data as a mini-miniature to miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect, more or less arching ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 7, essentially glabrous lepanthiform sheaths with the margins of the ostia microscopically scabrous and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute to obtuse, shortly acuminate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a filiform, congested, distichous, .68 to .96" [1.7 to 2.4 cm] long including the .52 to .8" [1.3 to 2 cm] long peduncle, successively single, several flowered inflorescence arising on top of the leaf.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Orchideen 38(2): 58. Luer 1987 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 drawing/photo fide;