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A new species of Lepanthes (Orchidaceae) from French Guyana

Caryle A. LUER

en Adansonia 21 (1) - Pages 63-65

Published on 30 June 1999

A new species of Lepanthes is described from French Guyana, the second species known to be attributed to the country. It is distinguished by the long-ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths of the ramicauls; a short, distichous raceme borne behind the leaf; broadly ovate sepals and petals; and a bilobed lip with an external, bisegmented, pubescent appendix.
Keywords :
Lepanthes cremersii, Orchidaceae, French Guyana