Lepanthes vieira-pereziana [P.Ortiz] Pfahl comb. novo. Pfahl 2014 SUBGENUS Brachycladium SECTION Amplectentes Luer 1994

Type Drawing Photo/Drawing by © Padre Pedro Ortiz and The Epidendra Website

Deep Shade Cold LATER Fall

Common Name or Meaning The Viera-Perez's Lepanthes [Colombian Co-Discoverers of species current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 2590 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3, shortly ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, descending, widely elliptic, glabrous, shortly ciliate margined, rounded below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a .08" [2 mm] long single flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms *Neooreophilus vieira-perezianus P.Ortiz 2011

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideología 28(1): 5-6 Ortiz 2011 drawing fide; *The Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia Pfahl 2014

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