Lepanthes noelii Luer & Béhar 2000Drawing by © Carl Luer and TheEpidendra Webpage

Common Name Noel's Lepanthes [Mr Chaverria Guatemalan discoverer of species current]

Flower Size .08" [2 mm]

Found in Guatemala at elevartions around 1800 to 2000 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 4, microscopically ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, elliptic, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a slender, subcongested, distichous, to .6 to .64" [1.5 to 1.6 cm] long including the .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm] long peduncle, successively many flowered inflorescence arising on back of the leaf and has minutely muriculate floral bracts.

Synonyms

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideología 21(3): 318–321, f. Luer & Behar 2000.; Lepanthes de Guatemala Archila 2001 drawing/photo fide

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