Sophronitis liliputana

Sophronitis liliputana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Sophronitis
Species: S. liliputana
Binomial name
Sophronitis liliputana
(Pabst) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000

Sophronitis liliputana is a plant in the genus Sophronitis.


Plant bloom from spring to summer with a single 3 cm wide flower.


Plant is found growing on rocky ledges in Minas Gerais, Brazil


Plants should be grown in medium fir bark with partial to full sun. Plant is a cool to warm growing orchid species. Water approximately once a week. Plant can also be mounted.


Common Name:The Dwarf Sophronitis


  1. Laelia liliputana Pabst 1973
  2. Hoffmannseggella liliputana (Pabst) H.G. Jones 1974
  3. Sophronitis liliputana (Pabst) C. Berg & M.W. Chase 2000

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