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Three new species of Lepanthes (Pleurothalldinae: Orchidaceae) From Amazonas, Peru



Three new species of Lepanthes (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Northern Peru are described here. Each species is illustrated with a line drawing, also a photograph for each one is presented. For each species information about distribution, habitat, and a comparison with similar taxa is given. The new species are named as Lepanthes pseudoprofusa, Lepanthes odobenus, and Lepanthes peruviana.


Lepanthes pseudoprofusa, Lepanthes odobenus, Lepanthes peruviana, Pleurothallidinae, Monocots, Peru

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