Lepanthes jamboeensis Luer & Hirtz 1996 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

EARLY

Common Name The Rio Jamboe Lepanthes [A river in Ecuador]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in southeastern Ecuador at elevations around 1550 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with a slender, erect ramicaul enveloped by 9 to 13, ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute to acuminate,rounded or subcordate and abruptly contracted below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the early summer on a filiform, congested, distichous, 1.2" [3 cm] long, successively several flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf.

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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