Lepanthes teretipetala Hespenh. & Dod 1990 Photo by Egon Krogsgaard

Photo by Linda and Michael Karlbom

Common Name The Terete Petaled Lepanthes

Flower Size small

Found in western Dominican Republic as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls envelope dby up to 7, cornucopiate, acuminate sheaths with echinate ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical-ovate, acute, denticulate, marginate, glabrous, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on up to 6, filiform, .28 [7mm] long, successively single to 14 flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchidaceae Antillanae nir 2000; Orquideas de La Republica Dominicana y Haiti Fernandez 2007 photo fide