Lepanthes nana Luer & H.P.Jesup 2002

Photo by Julio Larramendi

Common Name The Small Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Cuba as a mini-miniature sized, caespitose, cool growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 5 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, elliptic-ovate, coriaceous, acute leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on a terminal, congested, distichous, .08 to .16" [2 to 4 mm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence


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