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Lepanthes ionoptera

This is a discussion on Lepanthes ionoptera within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; A very showy and vigorous Lepanthes species. Relatively large flowers for the size of the ...

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    Default Lepanthes ionoptera

    A very showy and vigorous Lepanthes species. Relatively large flowers for the size of the plant.
    I've included pictures of two different color forms.
    Photographed at a nursery in Ecuador.



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    wow, more flowers than anything, nice!

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    Thanks for looking, Ron!

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    *sigh* Alas, this one would require cooler temps than I could provide. bummer

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    It is great to see both color forms together like that. Beautiful orchids! Glad to see you posting more from your trip!

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    Awesome Lepanthes! With that many flowers on the spike, it really wants to be Pleurothallis.

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