Scaphosepalum is a genus of plants belonging to the family Orchidaceae.
The species in this genus are mostly found in Central and South America.
In accordance with their genus name, many species in this genus produce unusual and distinctive flowers; some possessing cushion-like characteristics reminiscent of an African buffalo's horns, others possessing characteristics of snake fangs.
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.
This genus is named from Greek "boatlike sepals"
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