Lepanthes disjuncta Luer & Hirtz 1987 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Separate Lepanthes [refers to the free lobes of the lip]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in southeastern Ecuador at elevations around 2000 to 2700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul enveloped by 6 to 10, ciliate lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, subacute, cuneate and contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a filiform, congested, distichous, .52" [1.3 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf with sparsely pubescent floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XIV Luer 1996 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador No 88 Lepanthes and affiliates Dodson & Luer 2011 drawing fide

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