Lepanthes serriola Luer & R.Vásquez 1983 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Common Name The Little Serrate Lepanthes [refers to the denticulate sepals]

Flower Size .12” [3 mm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia in cloud forests at elevations around 2500 to 2650 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 9, minutely ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, purple suffused beneath, ovate, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the summer on a filiform, subdense, flexuous, to .1.32 to 1.4” [3.3 to 3.5 cm] long including the .12 to .2” [3 to 5 mm] long peduncle, successively single, several flowered inflorescence.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide;

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