Lepanthes edwardsii

Lepanthes edwardsii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. edwardsii
Binomial name
Lepanthes edwardsii
Ames 1933

Lepanthes edwardsii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms at anytime of the year with three to seven 1.7 cm wide successive flowers.


Plant is found growing in Honduras, Nicaragua and Costa Rica at elevations of 1300 to 1500 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:Edwards' Lepanthes

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