Lepanthes laxa Luer & J.Portilla 2002 Photo by Patrick & Martine Cloes and their Pleurothallid Webpage

Common Name The Lax Lepanthes

Flower Size .2" [5mm]

Found in Ecuador and Peru at unknown elevations as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 7, close, ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-obovate, obtuse to roiunded, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on an arching, suberect, filiform, flexuous, loose, 2.8" [7 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Ecuador No 88 Lepanthes and affiliates Dodson & Luer 2011 drawing fide