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Lepanthes atwoodii

Lepanthes atwoodii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. atwoodii
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes atwoodii
Luer 1992


Lepanthes atwoodii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in early winter with several 5mm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing on old oak tree trunks in Costa Rica at elevations around 3000 meters

CultureEdit

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to cold conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

NamingEdit

Common Names:Atwood's Lepanthes

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