Lepanthes beharii Luer 1990 Photo by Edgar Alfredo Mo'Mo'

Another Flower Photo by Gary Yong Gee and his Orchid Photo Website

Full shade Cool Winter

Common Name Behar's Lepanthes [Guatemalan Orchid Enthusiast current]

Flower Size .24" [6mm]

Found in Baja Verapaz Guatemala in wet montane forests at elevations around 1600 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect, filiform ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 4, coffee colored, glandular lepanthiform sheaths with dilated, oblique, attenuate ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic-subrhomboid, acute, tridenticulate, gradually narrowing below into the short, canaliculate petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on 1 to 2, slender, erect, 1.2 to 3.6" [3 to 9 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence

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References W3 Tropicos Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lepanthes de Guatemala Archia 2001 photo fide

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