IOSPE PHOTOS

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

Photo by Jean Marc Palandre and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage

Inflorescence

Photo by Sebastian Vieira and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage

Type Drawing

Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

Full Shade Cold Winter

Common Name The Jardin Lepanthes [refers to the locality where the species was discovered]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2800 meters as a small sized, cold growing epiphyte with stout, erect ramicauls enveloped by 8 to 14, microscopically ciliatelepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, ovate, acute, acuminate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on 3 to 10, loose, flexuous, distichous, 7.2 to 7.6" [18 to 19 cm] long including the 1.2 to 1.6" [3 to 4 cm] long peduncle, successively single, many flowered inflorescence .

The first photo by Jean Marc has the flower in an opening position so it is not showing the spread tails of the lateral sepals

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 19(1): 28-29 Luer & Escobar 1993 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;

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