Lepanthes wullschlaegelii Fawc. & Rendle 1909 drawing by © Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaira Website

Common NameWullschlaegel’s Lepanthes [German Discover of species 1800’s]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Jamaica in montane forests at elevations around 400 to 800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped completely by 6 to 9, microscopically ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, slightly acuminate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a, filiform, congested, distichous, .64 to .72” [1.6 to 1.8 mm] long including the .24 to .32” [6 to 8 mm] peduncle, successively single, few flowered inflorescence arising on the top of the leaf.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXX Luer 2009 drawing fide;