Lepanthes moorei C.Schweinf. 1959 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993 Photo by Eric Hagsater/font color=red>

Plant and Flower Photo by AMO and


Common Name Moore's Lepanthes [American original Collector of Species 1900's]

Flower Size .16" [4mm]

Found in Mexico in montane rainforests at elevations around 1600 to 2500 meters as a mini-miniature sized cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 8, adpressed lepanthiform sheaths with dilated, ciliate margined ostia and carrying a single, apical, spreading, coriaceous, ovate-elliptical, acute shortly acuminate, tridenticulate, broadly cuneate and abruptly contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring through fall on 1 to 2, slender, congested, distichous, to .6" [1.5 cm] long, successively several to many flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; El Genero Lepanthes en Mexico Salazar and Soto 1996 drawing/photo fide;