Lepanthes blepharistes

Lepanthes blepharistes

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. blepharistes
Binomial name
Lepanthes blepharistes
Rchb.f. 1866

Lepanthes blepharistes is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the spring with several successive 5 mm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the primary forest of Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 960 to 1100 meters


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


Common Names: The EyeLash-Like Leapanthes

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