Lepanthopsis pulchella Garay & Dunst. 1965 SUBGENUS Lepanthopsis SECTION Fractipectin Luer 1991 Drawing © by Foldats

Common Name The Beautiful Lepanthopsis

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Bolivar Venezuela and Roroaima state of Brazil at elevations around 1660 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing, caespitose epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped by 4 to 6, infundibuliform, tubulous sheaths and carrying a single, rigid-fleshy, elliptic, subacute leaf that blooms on a single, peduncle slightly curved, thin, 3.6" [8.5 cm] long overall, many flowered inflorescence with tubular, truncate, shorter than the ovary floral bracts and carrying pink flowers.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list, IPNI Flora de Venezuela Volumen 15 segunda parte Foldats 1969 drawing fide; Icones Pleuorothallidinarum VIII Luer 1991 drawing fide;