Lepanthes mucronata

Lepanthes mucronata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. mucronata
Binomial name
Lepanthes mucronata
Lindl. 1834

Lepanthes mucronata is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant can bloom at any season with a 6mm wide flowers.


Plant is found in the forest of Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia at elevations of 1700 to 3800 meters


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


Common Names:The Blunt Point Lepanthes


  1. Lepanthes andrenoglossa Rchb. f. 1855
  2. Lepanthes macroura Schltr. 1921
  3. Lepanthes mesochlora Rchb. f. 1856
  4. Lepanthes tricuspis Schltr. 1920

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