Lepanthes ciliisepala

Lepanthes ciliisephala

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. ciliisepala
Binomial name
Lepanthes ciliisepala
Schltr. 1923

Lepanthes ciliisepala is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the summer with a single successive flower.


Plant is found growing in cool forest of Costa Rica south to Colombia and Venezuela at elevations of 1400 to 2050 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 Hairy Sepal Lepanthes

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