Lepanthes trichidion Luer 1984 Photos by Bogarin, Used under permission of Epidendra Website CR

Full Shade Cold Fall Winter

Common Name The Tiny Haired Lepanthes [refers to the appendix]

Flower Size

Found in Panama at elevations around 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, suberect ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 8, ciliate lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, narrowly acute, basally rounded and cuneate and contracted into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall and winter on a, congested, distichous, 2" [5 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lankester's Epidendra Website CR ; *Phytologia 55(3): 194. 1984 drawing fide