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Pleurothallis megalops

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    Default Pleurothallis megalops

    From the Greek megalo- "large" and opsis "appearance", in reference to the huge lip.

    This miniature species is found on the western slopes of Azuay in southern Ecuador at elevations of 1500-2500m.
    Plant size 3-4cm. Flower size 2cm. Cool to intermediate conditions.








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    Very cool! I've never seen this one before.

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    wow, what a funky looking pleurothalis!

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    Nice photos, Thomas.

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    Wow another alien looking orchid.... nice

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    Lovely bloom!

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    Cool, i love the spots and the purple color

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    megalops looks like a... cyclops! V interesting looking and I like the feelers too.
    (OK, it looks like an insect trying to look like a drac)

    Thanks for showing us an interesting pleuro.

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    That looks interesting , nice one

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    Wow, that is so weird. I love it and its color!! You have such cool orchids.

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