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Lepanthes tetracola Luer & R.Escobar 1994 SECTION Lepanthes SUBSECTION Lepanthes SERIES Lepanthes 1993 Photo by Bruno Larsen and his Flickr Orchid Photo Website

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Common Name The Four-Legged Lepanthes [refers to the long blades of the petals]

Flower Size .2" [5 mm]

Found in Antioquia Colombia in cloud forests at elevations around 2500 to 2700 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped completely by 7 to 9, microscopically cilate, lepanthiform sheaths and carrying a single, apical, erect, coriaceous, elliptical, subacute, cuneate below into the petiolate base leaf that blooms in the later spring on a filiform, congested, distichous, subsecund, .32 to .4" [8 to 10 mm] long including the .12 to .2 [3 to 5 mm] long peduncle, successively several flowered, inflorescence arising on the top of the leaf with.

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References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; *Orquideologia 19: 116 Luer & Escobar 1994 drawing fide; Icones Pleurothallidinarum Vol XXXII Luer 2012 drawing fide;

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