Lepanthes maduroi Luer 1984 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

Another Flower

TYPE Drawing

Photos by Bogarin/TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Common Name Maduro's Lepanthes Sr Andres Maduro, Panamanian Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .3" [7 mm]

Found in Panama in cloud forests at elevations around 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphtye with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 9 lepanthiform sheaths with dilated, ciliate ostia and carrying a single, erect, elliptic, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on 1 to 2, erect, terete, peduncle filiform, 1.2 to 1.76" [3 to 4.5 cm] long, rachis 1.6" [4 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence with lightly muricate floral bracts.

"This handsome large floweredf species with racemes exceeding the leaves grow intermixed with L maxonii The reddish tan sepals are shortly acuminate and tailess." Luer 1984

SynonymsReferences W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR * Phytologia 55(3): 186-187. Luer 1984 ; Mille et Une Mini Orchideees Roguenant 2009 photo fide;

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