Lepanthes rhynchion

Lepanthes rhynchion

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. rhynchion
Binomial name
Lepanthes rhynchion
Luer 1983

Lepanthes rhynchion is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter to spring with two 5 mm wide flowers.


Plant is found in the cloud forest of Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 1800 to 3300 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 Little Snout Lepanthes

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