Lepanthes woodburyana Stimson 1970 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

Photo by Reynard Rohena and his Puerto Rican Nature Photography Website


Common Name Woodbury's Lepanthes

Flower Size .1" [2.5 mm]

Found In Puerto Rico in wet montane forests in deep shade at elevations of 300 to 1300 meters as a small sized, hot to cool growing epiphyte or lithophyte with slender erect ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 13 lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, subapical, coriaceous, ovate, gradually narrowing below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms at most any time of the year on 1 to a few, fasciculate, fractiflex, distichous, to 1.15" [2.9 cm] long, successively single, several to many flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Orchid Flora Of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Ackerman 1995 drawing fide; Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles Ackerman 2014