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Lepanthes erepsis

Lepanthes erepsis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. erepsis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes erepsis
Luer & Hirtz 1986


Lepanthes erepsis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring and fall with a single 1 cm wide flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Ecuador at elevations of 2000 to 2450 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Roof Lepanthes

SynonymsEdit

  1. Brachycladium erepse (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2005

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