Lepanthes llamachoi Luer 1998

Photo by Julio Larramendi

Common Name Llamacho's Lepanthes [Cuban Botanist current]

Flower Size

Found in northeastern Cuba on the bases of Cyathea ferns along stream banks as a miniature to just small sized, caespitose, cool growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul carrying a single, apical, ovate, concave, coriaceous curved apically leaf that blooms at any time of the year on a congested, distichous, arising beneath the leaf, .4" [1 cm] long, suiccessively single, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillanae Nir 2000; The Orchids of Cuba Llamacho and Larramendi 2005 photo fide;