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Lepanthes oroscoi Archila 2001 NAME NOT VALID NEEDS TO BE FIXED MISSING TYPE

Photo by Edgar Mo Mo and The Researchgate Webpage

Full Shade Cold

Common Name Orosco's Lepanthes [Guatemalan Lepanthes enthusiast current]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Guatemala at elevations around 2850 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing, caespitose epiphyte with filiform ramicauls enveloped by 4 to 5, dark brown lepanthiform sheaths with dilated ostia and carrying a single, apical, erect, elliptic-oblong, lilac, fleshy, tridentate, middle lobe longest, gradually narrowing below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms on a distichous, subcompact, distichous, zigzag, .8" [2 cm] long, successively single, few flowered inflorescence enveloped basally by floral bracts.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Lepanthes de Guatemala Archila 2001 drawing good; Diversity of Pleurothallidinae in Guatemala: An Endangered Orchid Subtribe with High Economic and Horticultural Potentials Edgar Mo Mo, Cetzal, Basu and Vega 2017 photo fide

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