Lepanthes caloura

Lepanthes caloura

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. caloura
Binomial name
Lepanthes caloura
Luer & Hirtz 1987

Lepanthes caloura is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with several successive 5mm flowers.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of south eastern Ecuador at elevations of 1300 to 1900 meters.


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


Common Names: The Beautiful Tailed Lepanthes

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