Lepanthes anemica Luer & Thoerle 2011 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes

Lip detail

Photos by Bruno Larsen and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

Deep Shade LATESpring

Common Name or Meaning The Anemic Lepanthes [refers to the pale colors of the flower]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia department of Colombia without elevational data as a miniature sized epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by at least 8, microscopically ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, ovate, acute, acuminate, broadly cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the late spring on a slender, extremely congested, long pedicellate, .8 to 1.68" [2 to 4.2 cm] long including the .2 to .88" [.5 to 2.2 cm] long peduncle, successively many flowered inflorescence arising on the back of the leaf

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII 2012 drawing fide; Orchids A Colombian Treasure Vol 3 Ortiz & Uribe 2019 photo fide;