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Lepanthes ricaurtensis - 2, Rio Ñambi, Colombia Second specimen of this species found in Rio Ñambi, Colombia. Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Lepanthes ricaurtensis,Rio Ñambi,South America Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Lepanthes ricaurtensis - 2, Rio Ñambi, Colombia

Second specimen of this species found in Rio Ñambi, Colombia.

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Found in Narino Colombia at elevations around 1600 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with slender, suberect ramicauls enveloped by 5 to 9, microscopically ciliate lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, suberect, coriaceous, narrowly ovate, acute, acuminate, conspicuously tridentate, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the fall on a congested, distichous, .8" [2 cm] long including the .6” [1.5 cm] long peduncle, successively several flowered.. more

Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded May 15, 2019. Captured Oct 31, 2018 08:15.
  • NIKON D810
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm