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Miniature orchid - Lepanthes escifera
The miniature orchid Lepanthes escifera (Asparagales - Orchidaceae) only can be found in montane cloud forests in Antioquia, Colombia, at elevations around 2050 m.
These orchids are epiphytic and develop tiny flowers 1.5 to 2.5 cm long, including the long peduncle (1 to 1.5 cm) emerging on top of the leaf.
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Photo credit: ©P. Jean Marc | Locality: unknown (2014)