Lepanthes nautilus

Lepanthes nautilus

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. nautilus
Binomial name
Lepanthes nautilus
Luer & R.Escobar 1984

Lepanthes nautilus is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from fall to spring with around two 1 cm wide flowers.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Santander, Colombia at elevations arouns 2550 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 Nautilus-Shaped Lepanthes

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