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Lepanthes ophioglossa

Lepanthes ophioglossa

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


Lepanthes ophioglossa is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the winter with successive 1 cm wide flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Ecuador at elevations of 1500 to 2300 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool 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 Snake Tongued Lepanthes

SynonymEdit

  1. Lepanthes drymocharis Luer & Hirtz 1993

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