Lepanthes elaeanorae Foldats 1968 Drawing by Foldats

Common Name Elaeanor's Lepanthes

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in northern Venezuela at elevations around 1600 to 2300 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool to cold growing, caespitose epiphyte with an erect stem enveloped by 3 to 4, tubular, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying elliptic to elliptic-ovate, rounded and tridenticulate, attenuate below into the shortly petiolate base leaf that blooms on a longer than the leaf, 1.2" [3 cm] long, successively single or 2, few flowered inflorescence with tubular, muricate, as long as the ovary floral bracts.


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