Lepanthes gargantua is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.
Plant blooms in the summer with a single successive 5 mm wide flower.
Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Peru at elevations of 900 to 3400 meters
Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.
Common Names:The Gargoyle Lepanthes
- Lepanthes pachyrhiza Luer & Hirtz 1987