Lepanthes tentaculata

Lepanthes tentaculata

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. tentaculata
Binomial name
Lepanthes tentaculata
Luer & Hirtz 1996

Lepanthes tentaculata is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms anytime with a single 3mm successive single flowers. This species is similar to Lepanthes calodictyon.


Plant is found in the forest of Ecuador at elevations of 750 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:The Tentacled Lepanthes

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