Lepanthes elegans

Lepanthes elegans

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. elegans
Binomial name
Lepanthes elegans
Luer 1995

Lepanthes elegans is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter with several successive flowers.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations around 1600 to 1700 meters


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


Common Names:The Elegant Lepanthes

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