Lepanthes cingens

Lepanthes cingens

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. cingens
Binomial name
Lepanthes cingens
Luer & R. Escobar 1994

Lepanthes cingens is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the spring with several successive flowers.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Antioquia, Choco and Risaralda states of Colombia at elevations of 2100 to 1400 meters


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


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