Lepanthes rauhii Luer 1987 Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Orchid Website

Common Name Rauh's Lepanthes [American Original Collector of species 1900's]

Flower Size

Found in Panama at elevations around 800 meters as a miniature sized, warm growing epiphyte, with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 5, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, erect, thinly coriaceous, elliptic, obtuse, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a, slender, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;