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Lembocarpus amoenus

Photo and notes by John Boggan
Grown by John Boggan

Lembocarpus amoenus is the sole representative of its genus.  Although superficially similar to Sinningia, this tuberous species is probably more closely related to the odd genus Rhoogeton.  Both genera are found only in the Guianas and surrounding areas of Brazil and Venezuela.

 

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