Lepanthes lindleyana

Lepanthes lindleyana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. lindleyana
Binomial name
Lepanthes lindleyana
Oerst. & Rchb.f. 1858

Lepanthes lindleyana is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter with a single 3mm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia to Venezuela at elevations of 1400 to 2200


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:Lindley's Lepanthes


  1. Lepanthes exasperata Ames & C.Schweinf. 1925
  2. Lepanthes lindleyana var. angustifolia Ames, F.T.Hubb. & C.Schweinf. 1934
  3. Lepanthes lindleyana var. major Ames, F.T. Hubb. & C. Schweinf. 1934
  4. Lepanthes micrantha Ames 1923

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