Lepanthes enca-barcenae Archila 1998 Photo by © Mario Velasquez and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

deep Shade Cool fall

Common Name The Enca Finca Barcena Lepanthes [Escuela Nacional Central de Agricultura/ Finca Barcena refers to by who and where the species was found]

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 6, brown, microscopically dentate sheaths with acuminate, dentate ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to elliptical, tridenticulate apically, narrowing below intothe petiollate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a distichous, 1.4 to 5.8" [3.5 to 14.5 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescnece that is longer than the leaf

Synonyms Lepanthes pabloi Luer & Béhar 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lepanthes of Guatemala Archila 2001 drawing/photo fide