Lepanthes microglottis Schltr.1923 Photo and Drawing by Rodrigo Escobar and Carl Luer Epidendra Orchid Photo Webpage

Common Name The Small Lipped Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Costa Rica in cloud forests at elevations around 1900 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect, enveloped by 5 to 6, lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute to obtuse, tridentate, cuneate below into the shortly, narrow, petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on 1 to 3, slender, congested, distichous, successively 10 to 15 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 19: 101. 1923. Schlechter