Lepanthes samacensis

Lepanthes samacensis

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. samacensis
Binomial name
Lepanthes samacensis
Ames 1923

Lepanthes samacensis is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter with several successive flowers.


Plant is found growing in the cloud forest of Mexico to Venezuela at elevations of 1400 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:


  1. Lepanthes pubilabia Schltr., 1923

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