Lepanthes orchestris

Lepanthes orchestris






20161329 from Toronto  CBR




NS 0.3 x 0.4




Two flowers and five buds on seven inflorescences to to 1.7 cm, four developing inflorescences; plant consisting of 18 ovate leaves 2.0 x 3.1 cm; leaves light burgundy, burgundy veining, maturing to dark green variably reticulated burgundy; flowers triangular, borne on inflorescences emerging from base of leaf, appressed on top of leaf at midline; sepals dusty rose; petals framing column, pale yellow; lip light red; prominent column wings dark red, diverging at apex of column; substance thin; texture crystalline.






Lepanthes orchestris Luer & R.Vásquez is an accepted name






Phytologia 54: 358 1983.


Lepanthes orchestris,

award 20161329, has been confirmed to be Lepanthes orchestris by SITF (Sept 2016). 












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