Lepanthes pachoi Luer & R. Escobar 1994 Photo courtesy of Lourens Grobler

Leaf and Flower Photo courtesy of Eric Hunt, plant grown by the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers.


Common Name Pacho's Lepanthes [Mr Lopez, Colombian nurseryman 20th cen]

Flower Size

Found in Colombia near Medellin as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte at elevations of 2500 meters with slender, erect, ramicauls enveloped by 12 or so lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptic, acute, abruptly narrows below into the base leaf that blooms in the winter on a few, terminal ,1" [2.5 cm] long, successively single, several flowered inflorescence

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Native Colombian Orchids Vol 5 COS 1994 matches here fide

Checked Type drawing W3Tropicos not conclusive