Lepanthes jugum Luer 1987

Side View of Flower

Photo by Egon Krogsgaard

Another Flower

Another Flower

Photos by Pupulin, Used under permission of the Epidendra Website CR

Common Name The Jointed Lepanthes

Flower Size .15" [3mm]

Found in Costa Rica at elevations around 1000 meters as a small sized, warm growing epiphtye with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped completely by 4 to 5, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, narrowly elliptic, tridenticulate, gradually narrows below into the cuneate base leaf that blooms in the fall on an erect, .8" [2 cm] long, successively single several flowered inflorescence.

SynonymsReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR; Orchids Travel By Air A Pictoral Safari Mulder, Mulder-Roelfsema and Schuiteman 1990 photo fide; Vanishing Beauty; Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pupulin 2020 photo fide;