Lepanthes × stenosepala Luer & Béhar 1997SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993

Photo by © Moises Behar and The Orchidstudium Website

Common Name The Thin Sepal Lepanthes

Flower Size

Found in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras at elevations around 1600 to 1800 meters as a miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte.

This species is a natural hybrid between L enca-barcenae and L tactiquensis and is intermediate in habit and flowers between the two.

Synonyms Lepanthes × castillo-montii Archila 1998

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Lepanthes de Guatemala Archila 2001 drawing/photo good; 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