Lepanthes stalactites

Lepanthes stalactites

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. stalactites
Binomial name
Lepanthes stalactites
Luer & Hirtz 1987

Lepanthes stalactites is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms from fall to spring with a single 3 mm wide flower.


Plant is found growing in Ecuador in wet forests at elevations around 2600 to 3000 meters


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


Common Names:The Stalactite Lepanthes


  1. Brachycladium stalactites (Luer & Hirtz) Luer 2005

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