Lepanthes oxypetala

Lepanthes oxypetala

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. oxypetala
Binomial name
Lepanthes oxypetala
Luer & Hirtz 1988

Lepanthes oxypetala is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from winter to spring with several successive 3mm wide flowers.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Ecuador at elevations of 2900 to 3500 meters


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


Common Names:The Long-Pointed Petals Lepanthes

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