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Lepanthes eciliata

Lepanthes eciliata orange

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. eciliata
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes eciliata
Schltr. 1913


Lepanthes eciliata is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter with a single flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the wet forest of Costa Rica at elevations of 1400 to 2000 meters

CultureEdit

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

VaritiesEdit

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Lepanthes eciliata Lepanthes eciliata variant Sepals and petals are red, lip is red

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Lepanthes without Fringed hairs

SynonymsEdit

  1. Lepanthes cascajalensis Ames, 1923.

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