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Lepanthes fonnegrae Luer & R.Escobar 1993 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993

Plant and Flowers Photos by © Marni Terkel

Type Photo Type photo by © Rodrigo Escobar and The Epidendra Webpage

Full Shade Cold LATERWinter

Common Name The Florencia Lepanthes [reference unclear]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 4, microscopically ciliate-scabrous lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, obovate, obtuse to rounded and cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a slender, erect, loose, 1" [2.5 cm] long including the .6" [1.5 cm] long peduncle, successively single, few flowered inflorescence that carry the flowers beyond the leaf.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 19(1): 25-27 Luer & Escobar 1993 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;

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