Lepanthes horrida

Lepanthes horrida

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

Lepanthes horrida is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in spring with a several flowers.


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


  1. Lepanthes sanchoi Ames 1923

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