Lepanthes portillae

Lepanthes portillae

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. portillae
Binomial name
Lepanthes portillae
Luer 1999

Lepanthes portillae is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the fall with a single successive 2mm wide flower.


Plant is found in the forest of Southeastern Ecuador at elevations around 1800 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:Portilla's Lepanthes

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