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Lepanthes calodictyon

This is a discussion on Lepanthes calodictyon within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Miniature species from Ecuador and Colombia at elevations of 450-1500m. Leaf size 2cm. Flower size ...

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    Default Lepanthes calodictyon

    Miniature species from Ecuador and Colombia at elevations of 450-1500m. Leaf size 2cm. Flower size 3-4mm.










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    I wonder if this flower is pollinated through pseudo-copulation. Doesn't that look like an insect standing up there?
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    Great photos, Thomas.

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    such a teeny tiny little flower and really cool leaves! Thanks for sharing it with us

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    Cool plant all around. Love the leaves and the insect looking blooms. Great photos as usual.

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    Excellant, Thomas! This one has been on my wish list for quite a long time now.

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    Even the leaves look like jewels. Great pics Thomas. Thanks for sharing.

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    What a different species, it is amazing what nature can do and how we neglect her beauty.

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    very nice.. I would grow this for the leaves alone.. Kinda looks like begonia rajah..

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    Wow!!! What a cool photo's!!! In the last picture you can even see the epidermal cells on the leave!! And what a healthy plant you have. Congratulations!
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