Lepanthes debedoutii P.Ortiz 2006

Plant and Flower Photo by © Ramon de Bedout

Side view with column exposed and burned petals Photo by © Jay Pfahl


Common Name Ramon de Bedout's Lepanthes [Colombian Orchid Enthusiast and co-discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte in eastern Cundinamarca state of Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 2600 meters in oak forest with slender, erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, glabrous, lepanthiform sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, obovate, rounded apically, acuminate and narrowly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on an erect, capillary, .8 to 1" [2 to 2.5 cm] long, distantly, successively single, few flowered inflorescence


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 24(2): 116-123. 2006. drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;