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Lepanthes calodictyon

Lepanthes calodictyon

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. calodictyon
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes calodictyon
Hook. 1861


Lepanthes calodictyon is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant can bloom at any time of the year with 8 mm wide successive single flowers. This species is similar to Lepanthes tentaculata.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in trees of the wet montane forest in Western Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 450 to 1500 meters.

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in intermediate to warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Beautiful Net-Patterned Leaf Lepanthes

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