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Lepanthes ophelma

Lepanthes ophelma

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. ophelma
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes ophelma
Luer & R. Escobar 1985


Lepanthes ophelma is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with a single 1 cm wide successive flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in Colombia at elevations of 2400 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.

NamingEdit

Common Names:Ophelma's Lepanthes

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