Lepanthes sp Purace Colombia Photo by Jay Pfahl

Full ShadeCold Spring

Common Name 1/4" x 3/4" [.6 x 1.8 cm]

Flower Size

Found in southern Colombia in the department of Cauca on el Vulcan de Purace at elevations of 2900 to 3200 meters as a miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte blooms in the spring on a many successively single flowered inflorescence. The photo was taken within the national park of Purace 6/07. Notice the seed capsule, it is larger than the plant.