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Lepanthes cyclochila Luer & R.Escobar ex Viveros & W.E.Higgins 2007SUBGENUS Lepanthes SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes Novon 1993

This is also L cyclochila Photos by © Jean Marc Palandre and his Flickr Orchid Photo Webpage Leaf and Flower Photo by © Bogarin and Epidendra Webpage

Cold Winter

Common Name The Circular Lip Lepanthes

Flower Size .08" [2mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia at elevations around 2500 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 5, microscopically ciliate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, acute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the winter on a dense, to .48 to .52" [1.2 to 1.3 cm] long including the .2 to .24" [5 to 6 mm] long peduncle, successively several flowered inflorescence arising from behind the leaf.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orquideología 19(2): 90-93 Luer & R.Escobar 1994 drawing fide; *Selbyana 28: 34. Viveros & W.E.Higgins 2007; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 Luer drawing fide;

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