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Zelenkoa

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Zelenkoa is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Zelenkoa onusta, native to Ecuador and Peru.[1][2]

Zelenkoa onusta is an epiphytic desert orchid, that survives in the harsh conditions of dry forests in southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru between sea level and 1200 meters, growing on trees and cacti.[2] Flowers are 2.cm wide.[2]

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References

  1. ^ Books, Ortho (2005-01-18). Complete Guide to Orchids. Meredith Books. p. 171. ISBN 9780897215060.
  2. ^ a b c "A Detailed Review of Zelenkoa onusta (2001)". miosjournal.org. Retrieved 2018-07-20.

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Zelenkoa: Brief Summary

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Zelenkoa is a genus of flowering plants from the orchid family, Orchidaceae. It contains only one known species, Zelenkoa onusta, native to Ecuador and Peru.

Zelenkoa onusta is an epiphytic desert orchid, that survives in the harsh conditions of dry forests in southwestern Ecuador and northwestern Peru between sea level and 1200 meters, growing on trees and cacti. Flowers are 2.cm wide.

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