Lepanthes calimae

Lepanthes calimae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. calimae
Binomial name
Lepanthes calimae
P.Ortiz 1998

Lepanthes calimae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


A micro-miniature plant with disproprotinately large flowers.


Found in Valle de Cauca, Colombia around 1,500 meters


Grow in intermediate temperatures. Can be grown potted in sphagnum moss or mounted on wood. The medium it is grown in must not dry out.


Common Name: The Calima Lepanthes Named in reference to the dam is was first collected near

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