Lepanthes rafaeliana

Lepanthes rafaeliana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. rafaeliana
Binomial name
Lepanthes rafaeliana
Pupulin 2001

Lepanthes rafaeliana is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from spring to summer with a single successive flower.


Plant is found growing in Costa Rica at elevations around 2400 meters.


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


Common Names: Rafael's Lepanthes

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