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Lepanthes nycteris

Lepanthes nycteris

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. nycteris
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes nycteris
Luer & R. Vásquez 1983


Lepanthes nycteris is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring with several 2.5 cm wide successive flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the cloud forest of Cochabamba State, Bolivia and Peru at elevations around 1750 meters.

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Bat like Lepanthes

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