Lepanthes eximia

Lepanthes eximia

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

Lepanthes eximia is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from summer to fall with a single 2mm wide flower


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1100 to 2050 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 Extraordinary Lepanthes


  1. Lepanthes abnormis Schltr. 1923

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