Lepanthes whittenii

Lepanthes whittenii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Pleurothallidinae
Genus: Lepanthes
Species: Lths. whittenii
Binomial name
Lepanthes whittenii
Pupulin & Bogarín 2004

Lepanthes whittenii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Lepanthes.


Plant blooms in the winter with a 4 mm wide flower


Plant is found growing in the wet montane forest of Costa Rica at elevations around 2400 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:Whitten's Lepanthes

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