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Restrepiella lueri

Restrepiella lueri

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Restrepiella
Species: R. lueri
Alliance:
Binomial name
Restrepiella lueri
Pupulin & Bogarín 2007


Restrepiella lueri is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Restrepiella.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms during the fall with a single flower.

The species was first cultivated by Daniel Jiménez at the Jardín Botánico Lankester, in Costa Rica.

DistributionEdit

Plants are found growing in the wet montane forest of Costa Rica at elevations of 800 to 1000 meters.

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Entomology: This plant was named in honor of Carlyle A. Luer

Common Names: Luer's Restrepiella

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