Lepanthes guatemalensis

Lepanthes guatemalensis

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

Lepanthes guatemalensis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


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


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


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.


Common Names:The Guatemala Lepanthes


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

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