Lepanthes linealis Luer & R.Escobar 1991 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Breves SERIES Breves Luer 1993 Drawing by Carl Luer and The Epidendra Webpage

LATE

Common Name The La Linea Lepanthes [refers to the location of the orchid]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Tolima and Quindio Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 3200 to 3300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, relatively stout ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 6, lepanthiform sheaths with ciliate ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, purple suffused beneath, ovate, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late winter and spring on a filiform, loose, to 1.4" [3.5 cm] long including the .4" [1 cm] long peduncle, successively single, few flowered inflorescence that is shorter than the leaf.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 18: 58 Luer & Escobar1991 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;

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