Lepanthes chimaera

Lepanthes chimaera

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. chimaera
Binomial name
Lepanthes chimaera
Luer & R.Escobar 1984

Lepanthes chimaera is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with two to three 1 cm flowers.


Plant is found in the cloud forests of Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 3000 to 3600 meters


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


Common Names:The Chimaera Lepanthes

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