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    Default Lepanthes leporina

    This miniature species is endemic to Costa Rica, only known from the type locality in Cartago. It grows in very wet forests, 1100-1300m. The flowers are about 15mm tall and 1cm wide. Intermediate conditions.

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    Beautiful tiny gem.


    Susan

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    Geoff Hands
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    If you like weird and wonderful, then Pleurothallids are the thing for you.
    I am not a good grower of these things - too difficult for me to keep alive for very long. So I just have to take my hat off, and say thank you for showing this.

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    Lovely.

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