Lepanthes nebulina Luer & R.Vásquez 1983 SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Breves SERIES Breves Luer 1993 Drawing by © Carl Luer and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Webpage


Common Name The Fog Loving Lepanthes [refers to the plants location in a cloud forest]

Flower Size .12" [3 mm]

Found in Cochabamba Bolivia in cloud forests at elevartions around 2500 to 2800 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped by 7 to 9, ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later fall and winter on a filiform, loose, subflexuous, to 6" [15 cm] long including the 1" [2.5 cm] long peduncle, successively several to many flowered inflorescence with 2 to 3 flowers open at any one time and has spiculate floral bracts.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Phytologia 54(5): 355Luer & R.Vásquez 1983, Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXI Luer 2010 drawing fide;