Lepanthes atwoodii

Lepanthes atwoodii

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

Lepanthes atwoodii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in early winter with several 5mm flowers.


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


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.


Common Names:Atwood's Lepanthes

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