Lepanthes guanacastensis

Lepanthes guanacastensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. guanacastensis
Binomial name
Lepanthes guanacastensis
Ames & C.Schweinf. 1930

Lepanthes guanacastensis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the fall to winter with a 15 mm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the wet forest from Nicaragua to Costa Rica at elevations of 1000 to 1500 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 Guanacaste Lepanthes

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