Lepanthes ionoptera

Lepanthes ionoptera

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. ionoptera
Binomial name
Lepanthes ionoptera
Rchb. f. 1855

Lepanthes ionoptera is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with several successful 5 mm wide flowers.


Plant is found in Venezuela, Colombia and Bolivia at 2400 to 2500 meters


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


Common Names: The Violet Colored Column Lepanthes

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