IOSPE PHOTOS

Lepanthes umbonifera Endres ex Luer 1995 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

TYPE Drawing by Carl Luer and Epidendra Orchid Website

Common Name The Rounded Elevation Bearing Lepanthes [refers to the blades of the lip]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Costa Rica without locational data as a mini-miniature sized epiphyte with nodding to prostrate, slender ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 8, close fitting, lepanthiform sheaths with oblique microscopically scabrous ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, dark purplish green, purple beneath, ovate, acute, broadly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a filiform, subcongested, 1/2" to .72" [1.2 to 1.8 cm] long, successively 10 to 12 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; * Lindleyana 10: 173 Luer 1995 drawing fide; Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica Vol 3 Hammel, Grayum, Herrera and Zamora 2003; Vanishing Beauty, Native Costa Rican Orchids Vol 2 Lacaena to Pteroglossa Pg 449 Pupulin 2020

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------