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Lepanthes felis

Lepanthes felis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. felis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes felis
Luer & R. Escobar 1983


Lepanthes felis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the spring to summer with several 5 mm flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the cloud forest in the Antioquia state of Colombia at elevations of 1900 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Cat-Like Lepanthes

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