Lepanthes enca-barcenae Archila 1998 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Elongatae 1993

Photo by © Mario Velasquez and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

TYPE photo of L pabloi

TYPE Drawing of L pabloi

TYPE Photo/Type Drawing of L pabloi by © Carl Luer

deep Shade Cool fall

Common Name The Enca Finca Barcena Lepanthes [Escuela Nacional Central de Agricultura/ Finca Barcena refers to by who and where the species was found]

Flower Size .16" [4 mm]

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with erect ramicauls enveloped by 3 to 6, brown, microscopically dentate sheaths with acuminate, dentate ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, oblong to elliptical, tridenticulate apically, narrowing below intothe petiollate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a distichous, 1.4 to 5.8" [3.5 to 14.5 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescnece that is longer than the leaf

Synonyms Lepanthes pabloi Luer & Béhar 2000

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lepanthes of Guatemala Archila 2001 drawing/photo fide; Diversity of Pleurothallidinae in Guatemala: An Endangered Orchid Subtribe with High Economic and Horticultural Potentials Edgar Mo Mo, Cetzal, Basu and Vega 2017 photo fide; Orchid Genera and Species in Guatemala Archila, Szlachchetko, Chiron, Lipinska, Mystkowska and Bertolini 2018