Lepanthes incantata Luer 1987 Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Orchid Photo Webpage


Common Name The Charming Lepanthes

Flower Size ..08" [2 mm]

Found in Panama in cloud forests at elevations around 900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 6 minutely ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coricaeous, ovate, acute, slightly acuminate, rounded and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late fall and early winter on a filiform, distichous, congested, .44" [1.1 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on top of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lindleyana 2: 194. 1987 Luer drawing/photo fide;