Chủ Nhật, 21 tháng 4, 2013


Restrepia, abbreviated Rstp in horticultural trade, is a small genus of 49 orchids in the orchid family (Orchidaceae), closely related to Pleurothallis. Named in honor of Don Jose Restrepo, it tends to be more showy than most other Pleurothallids. They are found primarily at higher altitudes in the cool, damp montane forests of the Andes and Venezuela, with some into Central America up to southern Mexico.


The type species is Restrepia antennifera.
Three subgenera are recognized.

Elegant Restrepia
(Restrepia elegans)

Hairy Tongued Restrepia
(Restrepia trichoglossa)

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