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Lepanthes quadricornis

Lepanthes quadricornis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. quadricornis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes quadricornis
Luer & R. Escobar 1994


Lepanthes quadricornis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in summer to fall with a single 1 cm flowerl

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the forest of Narino state of Colombia at elevations around 2000 meters

CultureEdit

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

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Lepanthes quadricornis1 Lepanthes quadricornis variant sepal are red with a light yellow patch. Dorsal sepal has a light yellow line across it.
Lepanthes quadricornis xanthinum Lepanthes quadricornis var. xanthinum sepal is yellow with a light yellow marking on the lower sephals.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Four-Horned Lepanthes

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