Lemurella culicifera

Family: Orchidaceae

Countries: Africa, Comoros Islands, Madagascar

Lemurella culicifera is a miniature, epiphytic orchid species that can be found growing in the Comoros Islands and in the West and South Western regions of Madagascar.  Plants from this orchid species grow in thickets and in dry forests, in areas that range from just above sea level, all the way up to 1500m above sea level.

This is a floriferous orchid species; plants produce rather cute, small green coloured flowers, which are often borne in numbers.

Lemurella culicifera plants are happy growing in a range of temperatures; these orchids thrive in cool, intermediate, and warm conditions.

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