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Lepanthes ciliisepala

This is a discussion on Lepanthes ciliisepala within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Miniature species from Costa Rica. It can be found in Tapanti, Casamata, Volcan Barba and ...

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    Default Lepanthes ciliisepala

    Miniature species from Costa Rica. It can be found in Tapanti, Casamata, Volcan Barba and Poas at elevations around 2000m. It needs cool, moist and shady conditions. Flower size 3mm (!). Leaf size 8-10mm.




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    Now that is a cute one! Love it!

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    WOW! It is soooooooooo pretty! Looks like a Christmas orchid...Love it, Thomas...Betty :-)

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    Thanks guys!

    I grow this one mounted on a stick with two other Lepanthes species:


    Natural habitat, 2200m. Temperature range, 10-20ºC.

    In Situ photo by Daniel Jimenez.

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    Very nice to actually see it in the wild...Betty :-)

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    Remarkable front view.

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    That is a fantastic flower .. Congrats and thanks for the habitat Photo..

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    So small, yet so full of color. Love the color combination and the fine texture of this flower.

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    very lovely Thomas. It is nice to see you here!

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