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Lepanthes ollaris, Tatama National Park, Colombia Another little jewel found in the cloud forest of Tatama. We had no idea about this genus of orchids existing before, but during the trip we got very excited about them. A few more examples found in the same area:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/55342/lepanthes_licrophora_tatama_national_park_colombia.html" title="Lepanthes licrophora, Tatama National Park, Colombia"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/55342_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1551312010&Signature=65zIo22%2F1%2BEFy3zfyBKRKFDj1z4%3D" width="200" height="134" alt="Lepanthes licrophora, Tatama National Park, Colombia Another jewel of an orchid in the cloudforest of Tatama National Park, Colombia. This species has only been described in 2013, so there&#039;s not much information about it online. Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Choc&oacute;,Colombia,Colombia Choco &amp; Pacific region,Lepanthes licrophora,Montezuma,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatam&aacute; National Park,World" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/55341/lepanthes_hexapus_tatama_national_park_colombia.html" title="Lepanthes hexapus, Tatama National Park, Colombia"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/55341_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1551312010&Signature=Ov2MOfCKy%2FidhAxp1ffupX5HVGU%3D" width="200" height="152" alt="Lepanthes hexapus, Tatama National Park, Colombia Another stunning lepanthes orchid from the cloud forest of Tatama National Park, Colombia. Note that this is a macro and then further cropped, that&#039;s how tiny they are, only a few mms. Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Choc&oacute;,Colombia,Colombia Choco &amp; Pacific region,Lepanthes hexapus,Montezuma,Six Footed Lepanthes,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatam&aacute; National Park,World" /></a></figure> Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Chocó,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Lepanthes ollaris,Montezuma,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatamá National Park,World Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Lepanthes ollaris, Tatama National Park, Colombia

Another little jewel found in the cloud forest of Tatama. We had no idea about this genus of orchids existing before, but during the trip we got very excited about them. A few more examples found in the same area:

Lepanthes licrophora, Tatama National Park, Colombia Another jewel of an orchid in the cloudforest of Tatama National Park, Colombia. This species has only been described in 2013, so there's not much information about it online. Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Chocó,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Lepanthes licrophora,Montezuma,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatamá National Park,World

Lepanthes hexapus, Tatama National Park, Colombia Another stunning lepanthes orchid from the cloud forest of Tatama National Park, Colombia. Note that this is a macro and then further cropped, that's how tiny they are, only a few mms. Cerro Montezuma,Choco,Chocó,Colombia,Colombia Choco & Pacific region,Lepanthes hexapus,Montezuma,Six Footed Lepanthes,South America,Tatama National Park,Tatamá National Park,World

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  1. Beautiful orchids! Posted 19 days ago
    1. Thanks, Marta :) Posted 18 days ago

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Lepanthes ollaris, nick-named the Pot-Like Lepanthes, is an orchid found in western Colombia to northwestern Ecuador at elevations around 1700 to 2300 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte.

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Uploaded Jan 13, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2017 10:22.
  • NIKON D810
  • f/7.1
  • 1/250s
  • ISO500
  • 105mm