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Lepanthes guatemalensis

Lepanthes guatemalensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. guatemalensis
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes guatemalensis
Schltr. 1912


Lepanthes guatemalensis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in the summer with a single 1 cm wide successive flower.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the forest of Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador at elevations around 1350 to 1850 meters

CultureEdit

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

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Guatemala Lepanthes

SynonymsEdit

  1. Lepanthes gibberosa Ames 1923
  2. Lepanthes tuerckheimii Schltr. 1912

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