Lepanthes beatriziae Luer & R.Escobar 1997 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage

Full Shade Cold Fall

Common Name Beatriz' Lepanthes [Colombian Orchid Nurserywoman current]

Flower Size .36" [9 mm]

Found in Norte de Santander Colombia at elevations around 2200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 6 to 7,microscopically ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, coriaceous, erect, elliptical-obovate, obtuse to rounded, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a filiform, loose, 2.2 to 2.4" [5.5 to 6 cm] long including the .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5m] long peduncle, successively 2 to 3, several flowered inflorescence well exceeding the length of the leaf.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideologia 20[3]:283-284 Luer & Escobar 1997 Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;