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Lepanthes decipiens

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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. decipiens
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes decipiens
Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930


Lepanthes decipiens is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

Description[]

Plant blooms in the winter with a single 3 cm successive flowers.

Distribution[]

Plant is found growing in montane forest of Costa Rica at elevations of 1800 to 2580 meters

Culture[]

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to intermediate conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

Naming[]

Common Names:The Confused Lepanthes

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