Lepanthes estrellensis

Lepanthes estrellensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. estrellensis
Binomial name
Lepanthes estrellensis
Ames 1923

Lepanthes estrellensis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single 5 mm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in Costa Rica at elevations around 1800 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:The La Estrella Lepanthes

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