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Lepanthes hexapus The six footed Lepanthes found above 2,000 metres on Cerro Montezuma; a very distinctive Lepanthes  Cerro Montezuma,Lepanthes hexapus,Six Footed Lepanthes,Tatama National Park Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Lepanthes hexapus

The six footed Lepanthes found above 2,000 metres on Cerro Montezuma; a very distinctive Lepanthes

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Found in Colombia and Ecuador in cloud forests at elevations of 850 to 2100 meters as a mini-miniature, warm to cool growing epiphyte with slender, erect ramicauls enveloped basally by 5 to 6 ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, purple veined, ovate, acute leaf with the base cuneate into the petiole that blooms in the winter and spring on a congested, successively several flowered, 2/5" [1 cm] long, racemose inflorescence.

Species identified by NattyOne
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By NattyOne

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Uploaded Dec 10, 2019. Captured Aug 8, 2019 15:20.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO2500
  • 60mm