Lepanthes dalessandroi

Lepanthes dalessandroi

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. dalessandroi
Binomial name
Lepanthes dalessandroi
Luer 1983

Lepanthes dalessandroi is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the fall with one to three 5 cm flowers. Flowers are one of the largest in the genus.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Ecuador around 1700 to 2400 meters in elevation.


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:Dalessandro's Lepanthes

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