Lepanthes ingridiana Luer 2000 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Elongatae 1993 Photo by Lourens Grobler

Deep shade Cool Spring

Common Name Ingrid's Lepanthes [Ecuadorian nurserywoman with her husband Jose Portilla current]

Flower Size .2 x 1.2" [4mmx30mm]

Found in southeastern Ecuador at elevations around 1700 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with an erect ramicaul enveloped by to 7 to 10, ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, slightly acuminate, rounded below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the spring on a slender, loose, .4 to 1.2" [1 to 3 cm] long, successively few flowered inflorescence with acuminate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ;

Check type w3tropicos OK; *Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XX Luer 2000 drawing fide; Flora of Ecuador No 88 Lepanthes and affiliates Dodson & Luer 2011 drawing fide