Lepanthes ibanezii Luer & Béhar 1990 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993

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Full Shade Cold Winter EARLY Spring

Common Name Ibanez's Lepanthes [Guatemalan Cultivator of species current]

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 2200 to 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 4 lepanthiform sheaths with microscopically dentate margined ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, tridentate apically, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter and early spring on 1 to 2, longer than the leaf, .8" [2 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION Although close the photo above does not match the description exactly so please use with caution!


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lepanthes de Giatemala Archila 2001 drawing good;