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Lepanthes horrida

Lepanthes horrida

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. horrida
Alliance:
Binomial name
Lepanthes horrida
Rchb. f. 1866


Lepanthes horrida is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in spring with a several flowers.

DistributionEdit

Plant is found in the secondary forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1500 to 2500 meters

CultureEdit

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.

NamingEdit

Common Names:The Horrible Lepanthes

SynonymEdit

  1. Lepanthes sanchoi Ames 1923

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