Lepanthes lynniana Luer 2002 GENUS Lepanthes SUBGENUS Brachycladium SECTION Amplectentes Luer 1994

Drawing by Luer

Deep ShadeCoolColdWinter

Common Name or Meaning Lynn's Lepanthes [Ms O'Shaughnessy American Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .24" [6 mm]

Found in Ecuador without collection data as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with pendent rhizomes giving rise to ramicauls concealed by a infundibular, long-ciliate lepanthiform sheath and carrying a single, apical, pendent, distichous, thickly coriaceous, glabrous, ovate, obtuse, rounded and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on an ascending, .15 to .24" [4 to 6 mm] long, single to distant successively 2 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Andinia lynniana (Luer) Karremans & S.V.Uribe 2017; Brachycladium lynnianum (Luer) Luer 2005; Neooreophilus lynnianus (Luer) Archila 2009; Oreophilus lynnianus (Luer) Archila 2009; Penducella lynniana (Luer) Luer 2010

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Icones Pleurothallidianrum Vol XXIV Luer 2002 drawing fide; Selbyana 29(2): 203. 2009 Archila as Oreophilus lynniana; Orchid Digest 74(2): 69. 2010 Luer as Penducella lynniana; Flora of Ecuador No 88 Lepanthes and affiliates Dodson & Luer 2011 as Penducella lynniana drawing fide